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Old 09-19-2007, 12:36 AM   #21
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Everyone's goal is 250rwhp and a hundred bajillion PSI. 200rwhp will walk away from STIs. Start there so you don't kill yourself. I love my GT2554R; you can always start on that, get your setup all worked out and running nicely, and then step up to a 2860 or a T28 to make more power later if you want.
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Old 09-19-2007, 12:43 AM   #22
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t3 50 will probably not hut 250 at least not nicely
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Why almost everyone who wants under 275 whp doesn't just buy a T3 60 trim is beyond me. Its only $575 for a nice Garrett one.
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Old 09-19-2007, 12:48 AM   #24
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Well, to tell you the truth, real goal is to be able to run in the low 13's in the quarter and do decent on the track. And from what i have heard, 250hp will do that. Im from a small hillbilly town and everyone is into their muscle cars and whatnot. I'd like to be able to spank some mustangs and corvette's
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T3 is would be a great weapon of choice.
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I have been saying that for years... everyone who gets the T3 seems to love it or want something even bigger. LOL, they become size queens!!! Seriously for $500 bucks you can't beat the T3S60. My $200 chinese knock-off put me in the 12's, not bad, and would humble most stock mustangs pretty well.

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a friend of mine has a t3 off of a 84 300zx that i can get a deal on. It has no shaft play but im still worried about using a 23 year old turbo. Is there anything to be concerned with?
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Hmm 275 ain't gonna be enough for me.

Is there something cheap in a T3 that you'd recommend for 325 from a mild BP w/ 4W head at stock rev limit?
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Hmm 275 ain't gonna be enough for me.

Is there something cheap in a T3 that you'd recommend for 325 from a mild BP w/ 4W head at stock rev limit?

put a T04E 46 trim wheel on it
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Old 09-19-2007, 11:11 AM   #30
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hmm what do you do, machine out the housing?
this might be knockin' on the door of a gt turbo, price wise

what about a T3/TO4E 57Trim .63
too big?
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I have been saying that for years... everyone who gets the T3 seems to love it or want something even bigger. LOL, they become size queens!!! Seriously for $500 bucks you can't beat the T3S60. My $200 chinese knock-off put me in the 12's, not bad, and would humble most stock mustangs pretty well.

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Dont forget spool, for an extra 250 over the new price you can get a GT2560
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Hmm 275 ain't gonna be enough for me.

Is there something cheap in a T3 that you'd recommend for 325 from a mild BP w/ 4W head at stock rev limit?
What's a "4W head"?
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BP-4W is the engine code for 99-00
I have a 00 head, the 99-00 heads are easily identifiable by a 4W stamp in the back
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the chinese knock off 57trim .50/.63 are cheap and once again its a hit or miss about the quality...so far so good from what i've seen...but is that turbo a good match for the miata?...im curious to know if this turbo would be a good choice for me in my 94 1.8...or a t3s60?
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