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Old 01-04-2009, 09:34 AM   #1
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I wanted to say hi and say how much I like these forums. I try to get to read them daily and have learned much since first discovering it.
I have put in my signature what I/ we have been working on of late and is still in the tuning stage. I owe a lot to you all for sharing your knowledge which put me on the course of turboing my car.

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I wanted to say hi and say how much I like these forums. I try to get to read them daily and have learned much since first discovering it.
I have put in my signature what I/ we have been working on of late and is still in the tuning stage. I owe a lot to you all for sharing your knowledge which put me on the course of turboing my car.

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Sweet! What size turbo is that?

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The turbo is a hybrid but is more or less a GT2554R, oil and water cooled. No dyno numbers yet.
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welcome bro from Suffolk. Bunch of us around here.
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I picked up one of those turbos at the junkyard. I couldn't get over the fact that they had a 3 liter engine huffing through that little thing. The one I have has a giant cast outlet on it. I haven't ever done anything with it, but you can never have too many old turbos laying around.
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I autocross the car and wanted a fast spool up. If I had to do it over again, I would have gone with a housing that had a more common flange. I had to have a machine shop make me the flange for the downpipe to attatch to. The huge cast that you reffer to would put the downpipe through the hood,lol.
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I picked up one of those turbos at the junkyard. I couldn't get over the fact that they had a 3 liter engine huffing through that little thing. The one I have has a giant cast outlet on it. I haven't ever done anything with it, but you can never have too many old turbos laying around.
the 3 liter engine breathes through 2 of them, not 1 afaik
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the 3 liter engine breathes through 2 of them, not 1 afaik
300ZX's from the '80s athsmatically breathed through just one. I removed one back in April. Exhaust was from both banks into one teeny turbo.
The 1984 to 1987 turbo models had a Garrett T3, whereas 1988 to 1989 models had a single T25.

The 1990 and up twin turbos used two T25s.
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