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Say i was to get hold of a spare turbo & send it off to be fiddled with,how much boost would the engine in std form be able to take before things start going wrong?

Anyone know?
 

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about 1.2 if u r lucky
 
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I didn`t know what to expect Buster. Although i thought it would take more than 1.2

Just an idea.
 

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But I just read that you was thinking about getting the turbot done, so 1.2 should give you a pleasant amount of power
 
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Hmm didn`t think of that. Loads more cost involved with new pump & bigger injectors. Maybe if i get it just keep it for a rainy day or untill i REALLY wanna go faster.
 

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Eddie

With my setup at .9 bar the Power FC was showing 95-100% duty cycle on the injectors all the time.

Fuelling is at the Max on the std setup it would seem.
 

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Also,

I have read in several places that boost pressure of more than 1 bar will kill the top end. Hence the need to fit a thicker metal head gasket. it will allow more boost pressure but will compromise the drivability of the car slightly.
 
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Richard Bell said:
Is that money from the sale of the escort burning a hole mate ? :D
Thats gone mate. This is the money from the sale of a house last year. Whats left of it anyway. 27k dont go far these days:40oz: :40oz:
 

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it all depends on how much DET you get not boost Eddie :)
 

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I will fit a new head gasket for yer for 27k.

Make yerself a metal one from wife beater cans.

Spend some dosh you tight fisted ****.
 

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Bit harsh calling me a Spaz. i much prefer **** you know. Ask a man a question and he dont even have the decency to call you a ****.

Stick a metal one in ther mush, but more lag though.

Got an HKS 1.2mm metal head gasket for £185 for my Celica (4cyl though).
 
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