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      I have that same turbo sitting here lol. Mine's...

      I have that same turbo sitting here lol. Mine's been rebuild with the gen1 promod 91mm compressor, though. It makes the hx40 look like a k03

      http://i.imgur.com/OvAwVhQ.jpg...
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      Sorry, I forgot to quote this earlier. The...

      Sorry, I forgot to quote this earlier.


      The turbo is a hx52 off of a volvo semi truck. It's a 67mm inducer, 1.2ish a/r t4 turbine housing and flows around 88lb/hour, roughly equivalent to two...
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      128. At first I wanted the 48, but at dealer...

      128. At first I wanted the 48, but at dealer pricing, I couldn't pass up the 128.

      That compound evo is pretty sweet. Do they have a build log anywhere?
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      http://blogs.cobbtuning.com/2012/07/12/cobb-adjust...

      http://blogs.cobbtuning.com/2012/07/12/cobb-adjustable-internal-wastegate-bracket/
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      Yeah. Me7 isn't anywhere near as bad as me9, but...

      Yeah. Me7 isn't anywhere near as bad as me9, but I want my ecu to not fight every command with a workaround. From what one of my buddies is telling me, me14 isn't nearly as bad as 9, but still...
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      lol yeah. You know what's not fun? ME9. To...

      lol yeah.

      You know what's not fun? ME9. To run mafless means eliminating torque structure, which means fueling is now based on a bastardization of the limp mode maps and egt sensor. And even...
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      yesssir A couple of reasons. 1) screw...

      yesssir

      A couple of reasons.

      1) screw motronic
      2) I need the hx35/40 for someone elses build
      3) it costs me almost nothing to change over
      4) I like building things and want to see how it...
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      http://i.imgur.com/0Eo4aEt.jpg...

      http://i.imgur.com/0Eo4aEt.jpg
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      Its a good time to upgrade to the vr6 clutch and...

      Its a good time to upgrade to the vr6 clutch and g60 flywheel if you plan on chipping the 1.8t
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      Hoping to have this guy wrapped up tomorrow. ...

      Hoping to have this guy wrapped up tomorrow. twin scroll hx52, twin 44mms for my twin-charged 20/20. 1.5" sch40 runners. I have a compound tt-build I have to get together in the next couple days...
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      and it makes for a really fun combination because...

      and it makes for a really fun combination because the 2.0 tranny is geared shorter than the 1.8t tranny
    12. I had some issues with the Jay racing check...

      I had some issues with the Jay racing check valves. They would not let the pump make enough rail pressure to run the car. Pulled the check valve and it runs fine.
    13. Hey Pete, Mind sharing the overlap and lsa on...

      Hey Pete, Mind sharing the overlap and lsa on the cams? I understand if it's proprietary. 290 degrees is pretty high duration for a turbo motor - are there different sets for na/turbo?

      any...
    14. Hx52 is a 650+whp turbo. For 500 there are...

      Hx52 is a 650+whp turbo. For 500 there are better options, like a smaller hx40 turbo, that well be more responsive on the street.

      For example, a gm 2.8l 24v dohc car I put together recently just...
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      Has anyone heard anything about bw changing the...

      Has anyone heard anything about bw changing the rest of the efr line turbines to share the super back and mixed flow technologies that are in the 7163? I figured sema is where they would announce...
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      Isn't the sai circuit 40 amps?

      Isn't the sai circuit 40 amps?
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      Sorry, I was only addressing the "how to turn the...

      Sorry, I was only addressing the "how to turn the pump on when you need it" aspect.
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      Or just wire a hobbs switch in to the SAI relay...

      Or just wire a hobbs switch in to the SAI relay control wire.
    19. 52 is too big for 500hp. stick with a hx40.

      52 is too big for 500hp. stick with a hx40.
    20. Unfortunatley, yes. With a large enough bypass...

      Unfortunatley, yes.

      With a large enough bypass on the HP turbo and a manifold that gives the wastegate flow priority over the HP turbo, the increased restriction is not enough to worry about. You...
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