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Old 07-15-2007, 01:28 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by hustler View Post
I still want to get the car to move in traffic. My 8.5:1 turbo vw was a ******* turd off boost. It was really bad.
You should be fine with 8.5:1. My awd talon was a 8.5:1 comp from the factory and never had a issues with driving out of boost. Yes I know it was a 2L but it also had hella more weight to deal with. Also the stock 1gen DSM run a 7.8:1 ratio

You should be fine with you 8.5:1. Now you spot a small difference if you jump from your car into a 9:1 ratio car but not by much.

If you really worried about it, just run **** ton more timing out boost in the lower RPM, like what us still NA people have to run.
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Old 07-15-2007, 11:02 AM   #42
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Originally Posted by samnavy View Post
I'm a big fan of driveability myself. My T25 never surprises me. I don't ever have to worry about stomping it in a corner and gaining 80whp in 100rpm like you get on a big laggy bitch when it comes on boost.
The gt2560 sounds more appealing every step of the way...especially with the 40lb/ft gain at 3500rpm according to the FM dyno.
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Old 07-15-2007, 03:59 PM   #43
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whens the last time you shifted and the tach was at 3500RPM while running thoughout the gears?

by all means I like a little quick turbo, however, the torque drop after it's spooled is a BIG compromise....
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