turbo

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    E90 N53B30 268hp TURBO

    I want to put turbo on my N53B30 what i need to change or install it. And does N54 exhaust manifold would work on my engine ?
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    Economical Performance Upgrades for 2021 Kia Forte GT (Turbo)

    Hi everyone, I am from Washington state, USA. and I recently purchased a brand new 2021 Kia Forte GT. This is my second Turbo equipped car. My first was a 2015 Forte Koup SX. I have forever dreamed of having a car with enough performance to scare me but have always been too cheap to do...
  3. S

    Hyundai Getz Top speed and acceleration gains

    Hello everyone, The reason I found your community is because I want to upgrade my Getz, it’s a pretty decent car and its very reliable, the thing is it’s done 300k kilometers, so I was thinking of adding a turbo kit since the engine is bound to die soon anyway so I have nothing to loose if it...
  4. T

    91 honda hatchback si

    Hey im new here i have a civic hatchback si 5 speed I want to build a radical k motor with twin turbo's . any suggestions
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    Turbocharging or Supercharging a 2002 Ford Fiesta 1.6 RSi's rocam engine

    So my dad, brother and I got our hands on a 2002 Ford Fiesta 1.6 RSi last year, and it's been one of the most fun cars we have ever owned! The previous owner installed a Viper Performance F1 exhaust, bored the pistons 20thousanths of an inch and installed low compression pistons. The car has top...
  6. K

    Installing a turbo on a Mitsubishi Galant 2.5 V6 -01

    Hi! I'm quite new to cars and modding etc, although my father is really good with cars but he doesn't have the time to help me out. I'm thinking of installing a turbo on my Mitsubishi Galant 2.5 v6 - 01. I'm glad I found out about this forum since I couldn't find any information that would help...
  7. S

    BMW 318d b47 turbo upgrade and tuning

    Hello everyone, i am new here, as i am searching on the internet and not finding much, i decided to ask here,... i want a boost in power little bit stronger than just chipping it to 190 bhp, are there any turbo kits thet give more power, or is it possible to fit a 325d turbo to my 318 d, i know...
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    Can I fit a turbo in my car?

    I am 100% new to this car modifying community and I want to learn. I am currently driving a Camry SE 15 and want to have fun with it. My question is can I fit a turbo in the car? I’ve been looking up turbos and there seem to be specific ones for specific cars; however, when I try to look one up...
  9. J

    My miserable car...

    Hello Once upon a time there was a chevrolet epica 2008 that lost an engine and transmission then was left in an empty lot for several years Then i saw the car and and said i want it cuz its probably cheap So i got a 2010 epica engine and put it in the car and a 2010 transmission (2010 is the...
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    MK1 Skoda 1.8 20V turbo 4x4

    Hello all, This is going to unfortunately be a long post so please bear with me. I have a Skoda Octavia 1.8 20V turbo 4wd (Haldex System) that I am making into a rally-spec, road legal car that can also be used as a track car. So far the engine specs will be as follows: 1.8 20V turbo engine...
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    Forced induction on a Fiat 128 SOHC 1.3 engine.

    Hi, I am looking for a budget increase in power on my modified overland vehicle. It is a Fiat 128 with 1.3 SOHC, 2 valve, aluminium head, iron block engine with a big bore and short stroke 86 x 55.5 mm and 9.20 to 1 compression ratio. Nice and high quality engine, but with the increase of my...
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    Turbo for pegeot 306 hdi

    So I have looked through the threads, however briefly, and I haven't found what I was looking for. Straight to the point: I want to Upgrade the current turbo on my 2001 Pegeot 306 hdi. It is completely stock and currently has 324***kms on it although it has been looked after well. I am unsure...
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    Tuning advice

    Hello, I have a 2015 DS3 1.6 Blue HDI 100 remapped to 130. However, I feel like the car has a lot more potential but don’t have much knowledge in what to do next... Can anyone suggest anything or point me in the right direction? Someone said to me about a hybrid turbo but I wouldn’t know...
  14. M

    Dreaded P2263 - 2011 Acura RDX

    Hello All, I drive a 2011 Acura RDX SH-AWD that has a few bolt ons and has been tuned remotely by a shop in Pensylvania (Innovative Motorworks). I have the following mods done to my car at the moment: - ATLP Catback exhaust - RV6 Downpipe with High Flow Cat - ID1050x Injectors - ETS TMIC -...
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    G'day Lads.

    Gday lads, Pretty new to this forum but plan to share alot of content on the project cars that i work on, extreme modifications etc etc. Currently have a Daihatsu Applause Resto going but plans are to turn her into a JDM Ratrod. Other plans in the making is helping my wifes cars performance...
  16. bax

    Intercooler cleaning

    Hey guys id like to clean the intercooler on my diesel SUV , its been on the car for 5 years and did about 50k kms only but it lived through a bad turbo that was throwing oil .. Ive recently been getting black smoke at high Rpm .. already replaced the air filter and the Turbo but i still have...
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    It's not all about the peak power....

    Everyone loves big numbers, 300bhp, 400, 500! POWER!! But it's not always about peak output, often the space under the curve is the important part. The Mighty Car Mod boys recently built a Nissan Fairlady with an RB32 engine. Should achieve 350kw, iirc, (about 470bhp). But when they took to...
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    Hello from Tucson, Arizona!

    It is hot here guys, luckily the A/C on my 2002 Ford Ranger single cab works amazing! I was at the junk yard this past weekend and found a turbo set up on a 1989 Ford Probe and it made me think if the possibility of adapting it to my Ranger... So I decided to read and learn more about forced...
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    Ford Cologne V6 4l twin charging

    Has anyone ever twincharged a Ford Cologne V6 4L? There would have to be endless modifications to the engin for it to be able to handle this kind of forced induction.
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    Turbo for 1.6 petrol Passat (1999 release)

    Hey! I've not so recently bought a Vw Passat B5 1.6 74kw petrol and noticed It's weak acceleration along with high fuel consumption (unless I give it around 3k rounds before releasing clutch then it gives some kind of speed start). So I was wondering is it possible to setup a turbo thing for...
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    Hello from ZA!

    Good Morning Everyone (it is 08h50 here) My name is Sharlin and I am new to your forum. I have two audi's and a VW UP. My audi's are the following models: - 2000 B5 1.8t APU with GT2860rs upgrade. - 1992 C4 2.3 AAR 5pot with a K26 kit. I look forward to learning and contributing on your...
  22. JayNo

    BMW 218d Turbo Upgrade help

    Hello everybody, I’m just after some help on deciding what turbo to use for my BMW 218d Coupe M sport. The car serves its purpose but it has become boring to drive now! I’m just after something a bit more powerful than the original, nothing too crazy! I’ve looked at the Garret GTX2867R Gen...
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    General Turbo question - MG Midget engine swap

    I’m performing a fairly common engine swap to an MG Midget with a rover 1.8 k series engine. Although common, this swap is slightly different - my engine is a turbo’d version (from 55bhp to 200bhp - weekend track use only). Old school engine guy, I know little about turbos. With the limited...
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    Hello, 99 LEXUS GS300

    Bigqdone here from VA, looking to do an 2jzge to Aristo 2jzgte swap. Any recommendations on tuning shops transmission rebuilds near Alexandria VA?
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    2000 Toyota Solara Advice and Suggestions

    I have a 2000 Toyota Solara SE 2.2l Automatic. Im wanting to do whatever i can to break 600 hp. Any suggestions? -Turbo? -Engine Swap? -Engine Upgrades? -Etc????
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    Mazda 3 2.2 dsport tuning

    Hey, I've owned my Mazda 3 for about 9 months and I've been toying with the idea of tuning. Nothing mental, I use the car for commuting, but it could do with a bit more power down the rev range. It's got a truck load of torques so hard acceleration usually results in the esp kicking in! Love...
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    Fiat punto mk2 2003 1.2 8v

    Hi everyone I have joined this site as i was wanting some help and advice on turbocharging my fiat punto mk2 1.2. I understand that it isnt something that is usually done which is why i want to do it, i'm looking at using a ej20 turbo and really just want help and advice on what to do or where...
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    2003 Passat maintanance.

    Hello everyone, could you guys tell me what sort of checks I should get carried out when taking my car to a mechanic in order to keep it running for as long as possible, or what I can check for myself with a basic dummy knowledge of diesel engines? It's a 1.9, 101bhp, almost 190,000 miles (!)...
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    Need help finding the right car to modify!

    Hi, I'm new here. I've been into cars for most of my life but since passing my test just over 2 years ago I've been thinking about buying a good car to modify. I originally had my eye on the newer 2.0l focus ST, then the mazda 3 mps, then the hyundai tuscani... but now after reading up on the...
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    Tuning newbie

    Hello everyone I'm Martin from Northern Ireland, just managed to get myself a VW Passat and it's in need of a new turbo so I thought I might as well buy a higher performance one, but, I am not completely sure yet what else I need to get installed along with a more powerful turbo? Could anyone...
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    Audi 3.0 TDi

    Hi I have an Audi A5 Cabriolet 3.0 TDi turbo diesel, I've done a re-map on the ECU and now looking to improve the performance even more, can anyone suggest anything worthwhile doing to squeeze more power from this wonderful engine!
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    Legacy Preparation

    So i have my ej25 in my 99 legacy with only 6000 miles on it (previous owner got it replaced at almost 200k) and i want to put a turbo on it in the future, what could i begin to do to prepare it to be turbo ready? /should/ i even try to put a turbo on my subaru? I have a beginner to moderate...
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    Diagnosing a diesel

    Hoping for a stop-gap quick fix. My wife has a diesel workvan - 2005 Sprinter 5cyl 4.2(?) Mercedes engine. The known problems are a torn turbo recirc hose (AFTER the spool ass'y. , leads back to air manifold) and 4 of 5 glow plugs have failed. We live in a temperate climate where it rarely...
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    Turbo on Ibiza 1.4

    Hello guys! I am new here therefore I am not used to the interface so if I am on the wrong forum please let me know. I am studying automotive technology and for my final exam I am thinking of fitting a turbo charger on my Seat Ibiza 1.4 16V 85HP. Does any of you know something about this? Can...
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    New Turbo needed?

    Hi, I have the Audi A3 8P1 Quatro 2.0 TDI 140, remapped to 178bhp. I've not had the car long and the turbo just last night started to make the dreaded siren sound, not just under load, but at low revs in neutral, both with increasing and decreasing revs. It's quite prominent when I first start...
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    I am new guys :)) And I need help!!!

    Hey everyone, I have owned a 97 Supra for about a year now, and I am looking to push more HP. I am currently running full stock internals. I am a complete amateur when it comes to upgrading, but I know a fair amount about engines and mechanics, but just don't know were to start for the upgrade...
  37. TNradcon

    Oil catch can

    Has anyone with a gasoline engine w/turbo(s) installed an oil catch can?
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    1.8T Turbocharger upgrade

    Hello again from Croatia :) People what do you think is it smart to replace my turbo with costum turbocharger? Will i see gain in my hp and boost? P.S. Sorry for my grammar fails:)
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