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    Thread: SHOW ME your custom VRT set-ups

    1. 08-15-2006 03:02 PM #1
      please if you have the time, show me some custom VRT options for the 12V, please list all parts included in the set-up. And also please explain your overall experience as what kind of WHP you have gained.
      Im looking to make around 350 WHP with my 12V VR6

    2. 08-15-2006 04:27 PM #2
      Ditto on that, 350 would be ideal. Seen a sweet setup by a guy who went to C2, but he's going nuts with the HP.

    3. 08-15-2006 05:29 PM #3
      forced induction forum FTW.

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      08-15-2006 08:40 PM #4
      Check my archived post in FI forum

    5. 08-15-2006 10:09 PM #5
      I guess I'll whore it out first (I have ever since I went FI )
      The rundown:
      Garrett T04E 60-1 .70/.58 water-cooled housing
      ATP exhaust manifold
      C2 Stg II software w/ 4" MAF housing
      42lb (440cc) Bosch injectors
      MSD 8224 Coilpacks and 8.5mm wires
      EIP 9:1 headgasket spacer
      C2 Quickflow intake manifold
      Turbosmart Sleeper Series BOV
      TiAL 38mm Wastegate
      SPEC Stg 3 6 puck clutch
      Peloquin LSD
      3" ATP Downpipe
      3" turbo back w/out cat
      Dr Gas oval pipe tip
      Walrbo 255lph inline fuel pump
      Treadstone Bar & Plate intercooler
      ARP Head Studs and rod bolts
      VDO boost gauge and 42DD A-piller pod
      Cost was rougly $8,000 and some change for everything.
      It put down 367whp/370tq @ 18psi on a ridiculously hot day here in AR where, I'm sure, the ECU was pulling all the timing it could and it turns out I had a small boost leak on a charge pipe, too (didn't find out until the next day when it blew off, lol)



      Old nasty downpipe





      My next step after some VF engine mounts is the Snow Performance water/methanol injection to get the timing pull back to 0*. I've been running it on 15psi every day but I barely ever get into above 5psi. It's just balls-ridiculous how fast 15psi is on the street. A 4th gear pull on the highway is much tamer than a 2nd gear pull on the streets but the power is consistent all the way to redline. I'm currently looking for a large turbine housing because the .58 spools way too fast and I wanna save the tranny until I can put some cryo'd gears in sometime next year.

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    6. 08-16-2006 11:13 AM #7
      nice setups

    7. 08-16-2006 11:52 AM #8
      Quote, originally posted by Balrok »
      Ditto on that, 350 would be ideal. Seen a sweet setup by a guy who went to C2, but he's going nuts with the HP.


      My parts list and pics are listed in my sig. I've since stepped up to 630cc injectors and Snow Performance Water/Alcohol Injection. I'm currently only running distilled water and it has helped control the engine from knocking. I usually run anywhere between 12 psi - 20 psi on the street but have pushed 27 psi (by accident)
      I would like to get the car back on the dyno and see what numbers can be produced with the WAI setup.


      Modified by tekstepvr6 at 11:58 AM 8-16-2006

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      08-16-2006 03:43 PM #9
      Quote, originally posted by tekstepvr6 »
      I would like to get the car back on the dyno and see what numbers can be produced with the WAI setup.

      I would like this as well. [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
      Hondas for DAYS...

    9. 08-17-2006 01:10 AM #10
      bump. please show more. do all of the custom set ups have to eliminate the engine covers? i love the way they look!

    10. 08-17-2006 08:21 AM #11
      No...you can keep the cover
      Here is my old 16psi kit .

      with custom plenum


    11. 08-17-2006 10:01 AM #12
      ^^^^^what kind of manifold is that??? looks cool

    12. 08-17-2006 10:09 AM #13
      Everything is home made .

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      08-17-2006 06:45 PM #14
      T4 60-1,
      3inch stainless to borla 3inch in 3inch out and 3 1/2 inch tip,
      racecraft intake mani,
      #42 injectors,
      4 inch maf housing,
      c2 chip,
      dsr 256 cams,
      kenetics intercooler,
      peloquin lsd + rebuilt tranny,
      greddy type rs bov with recirculation kit,
      areomotive fpr,
      custom pipes + heat shield..



      Modified by High Body slc at 8:33 PM 8-17-2006
      aeb corrado swap in progress

    14. 08-17-2006 08:01 PM #15
      Here is my wip..
      Garrett GT3540R .82 A/R
      Kinetic Turbo Manifold
      20 Squared Tuning 3" downpipe
      3" Cat back to TT dual borla system. (soon to be updated to full 3" back)
      Custom wastegate reroute
      30# injectors, C2 30# software.
      Schimmel SRI
      7.5PSI non-intercooled. (Intercooler awaits in my living room.)
      Runs like a raped ape, very stable too.. Looking forward to higher boost pressures. I'm guestimating 220-230hp to the wheels right now, it's how the VR6 should have felt in stock form.
      Yes, I'm running a Kinetic manifold with a 4" intake and I still have my A/C system in the car. It's tight.. literally.






      Modified by xanthus at 5:09 PM 8-17-2006

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      09-26-2006 09:08 AM #16
      Nice setups. Xanthus really like how your setup looks nice and clean [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      09-26-2006 10:12 AM #17
      fyi i made 220 whp at 4.5 psi, unintercooled, stock exhaust on a t3/4, so i bet you're making a lot more than that on that turbo [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
      Hondas for DAYS...

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      09-26-2006 12:11 PM #18
      holly crap 220whp with only 4.5 psi thats impressive.

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      09-26-2006 12:50 PM #19
      nice set ups cant wait till mine is done
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    19. 09-26-2006 03:34 PM #20
      Built by Sleepers Performance in Hamden, CT. Tuned by Jeff Atwood.

    20. 09-26-2006 08:22 PM #21
      I like this thread.
      Nice ride Marc.

    21. 09-26-2006 08:25 PM #22
      I was inspired by your setup, [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      09-27-2006 10:02 AM #23
      Hey herbehop your setup looks sweet what kinds of coilpack is that? Looks like the buick grand national coil pack.

    23. 09-27-2006 10:58 AM #24
      was gonna make a thread like this but dont have to now [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG] lets see some more engine bay pics.

    24. 09-27-2006 12:44 PM #25
      I wish mine had that much bling. Do you have any track/dyno #'s from it. What does your system consist of?

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