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Old 05-12-2016, 01:29 PM   #61
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I love small turbo setups.
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Old 05-12-2016, 01:36 PM   #62
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Originally Posted by shuiend View Post
The /s was to show the end of my sarcasm. I think it is a very interesting idea and you are not a noob who does not know what they are doing. So I look forward to seeing the results. Sometime in the future I might even grab one just to play with if I ever get some free time.
ahh I see. I'm an interwebz noob tho...

I'm curious to know if the turbine chokes out first or the compressor. I know that when you turn the boost up on the 3.5L ecoboost you will get a boost gain in the early power band then it's back to the factory boost a red line. I guess i'll need some turbo inlet pressure sensors to figure that out. I wish I could find a compressor map for it too.

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Old 05-12-2016, 02:01 PM   #63
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unless the sides are mismatched, which I highly doubt in a modern and well designed turbo, I'd say they probably choke around the same time

with OEM's, gone are the days of completely mis-matched and lopsided wheels. these guys really squeeze out every last bit of powerband from the units

well....at least the manufacturers that actually matter do
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Me too. The Ko3 1.8 I drove was a blast as long as you adapted your driving style to it. Short shift it because she falls off hard after 6k. It was a stump puller low in the rpm band.
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