t3's, t3/4's etc
edshred2000 at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 6 10:38:56 EDT 2001
Wow, you got 23 psi boost from a K26 turbo with stock
CIS if I understand correctly ?? This is contrary to
what I heard from previous posts to the list that
suggest 16-18 psi is the max limit for a turbo CIS
setup due to fuel and especially airflow limitations.
Is there something that you did not mention in your
setup that allowed these high boost levels with the
--- Jay Rabe <jeremiahrabe at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I used to have a medium sized t3/4 on my 4kq. It
> had 5kt CIS for a while.
> I was running 23psi in it. When a freind was
> selling his turbo (15 hours
> of time on it) i bought it. Before i bought it i
> was considering buying a
> rennsport for my car. (This is the one that bolts
> right up to the exhaust
> manifold and downpipe.) I had to make an adaptor
> 'pipe' to mate the
> manifold to the exh housing and remade the first
> foot of the downpipe to
> make the t3/4 work. Oil and water lines were not
> very hard to make at all.
> Mine were all shot anyways so it worked out well.
> Boost came in a little later (3-400rpm's) It still
> boosted up decently
> even with the cam retarded a tooth. (i like top
> end) Boost didn't
> fluctuate in different gears anymore either. Power
> was a little better but
> boost maxed at ~17psi instead of 23psi with the k26.
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