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Old 04-05-2010, 07:26 PM   #1
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Well today I installed one of these boostcontrol. It has been sitting in my car for about a month now, and I built it a couple weeks before that. I've been putting it off because I'm probably going to kill myself, or the engine, or the trans.

After a couple hours of beating the **** out of my car tuning I had everything working pretty good. Now I can start seriously worrying about breaking stuff. Yay.
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What boost level were you at before turning it up?
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After a couple hours of beating the **** out of my car tuning I had everything working pretty good.
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I just joined the 12psi club....from 18 . I just pulled in from redoing my VE table and the other day I reworked the spark table....it feels faster now than how it was before at 18psi. Toward the end of the season I'm going to turn it back up to maybe 15 or 16, but for now, I'm down for some reliable fun!
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How does the difference in power feel?

I am at just under 8psi now. Unfortunately, I have some other issues to sort out before turning up the boost and joining the club.
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should we start the paperwork for your induction to the "bent rods" or "fuxored oil ring" clubs yet?
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should we start the paperwork for your induction to the "bent rods" or "fuxored oil ring" clubs yet?
Lulz. If he had said "I joined the 20psi club" on a stock motor, then sure thing. Don't make the guy nervous at perfectly fine boost levels :P
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Lulz. If he had said "I joined the 20psi club" on a stock motor, then sure thing. Don't make the guy nervous at perfectly fine boost levels :P
I concur....I feel like I'm being really conservative now at 12psi instead of 18-19 where I was.....
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15 psi is ok with a good tune on stock engine. your weak points are a bad tune, heat,and the 5 speed.
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There was a pretty big difference between 8psi and 12psi. At 8 the acceleration was more linear. Now with 12psi I can really feel when boost hits. I'm excited. But already planning to kick it up again after the summer.

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when my car was up and running i only got to experience 7psi. hopefully this time around ill be able to see 12-15psi.
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12psi is cool for year 2003
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If people keep talking about PSI.... I'm going to start punting some teeth in.
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lol doesn't it also depend on what turbo you have, EX: if u had a gt35r pushing 13psi as apposed to my t25 pushing 13... big difference no?
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yeah, but its more than just the turbo as well if im not mistaken.
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what's psi?
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yeah, but its more than just the turbo as well if im not mistaken.
Right, size of charge pipes, I/c, Intake mani etc...
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12 > 8. That is all that matters.
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Old 04-06-2010, 07:28 AM   #20
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that's what she said
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