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ccsct203

850 GLT add a turbo?

Post by ccsct203 » Fri Mar 25, 2005 10:13 pm

can I add a 97 turbo and exhaust manifold and a intercooler to a N/a 93 glt and run low boost without changing the computer or the air flow setup? I know some install work has to be done but is there a oil and a coolant supply line to tap into?
my car is mint and the mods for handling and brakes have been done.
the exhaust will need updating also. all I want is added power, not to add 100 hp.
please help.
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Guest

Post by Guest » Mon Apr 25, 2005 4:42 pm

buy a turbo or a t5r

tatty

Post by tatty » Fri Apr 29, 2005 10:59 am

If you just want some added power buy a chip...it's alot cheaper and easier. You're better off just buying a T5 if you want a turbo.

ac102nv

Post by ac102nv » Fri Jul 08, 2005 8:59 pm

Who makes a chip for a '93 N/A 850 GLT....I've searched a little and only find them for turbo cars...any help would be great.

krepotkin

Don't waste your $$$$

Post by krepotkin » Thu Sep 08, 2005 11:09 am

I went through all of this already with my slow 1995 850 GLT. I tried locally, nationally, and everyone told me the same thing... it would be way too expensive to put a turbo in the car. it can be done, but unless you are planning on doing it yourself, dont waste your time (especially if the car is an automatic). I recommend a nice T5 or R model. or why not a nice 740 turbo...plenty to do to those.

Tom

1990 740 Turbo M/T (yeah I know)
1988 740 Turbo 16psi, 4inch custom exhaust, cold air intake.

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Re: 850 GLT add a turbo?

Post by adrianpike » Fri Sep 09, 2005 12:12 pm

ccsct203 wrote:can I add a 97 turbo and exhaust manifold and a intercooler to a N/a 93 glt and run low boost without changing the computer or the air flow setup? I know some install work has to be done but is there a oil and a coolant supply line to tap into?
my car is mint and the mods for handling and brakes have been done.
the exhaust will need updating also. all I want is added power, not to add 100 hp.
please help.
[email protected]
I don't know for sure, but if you're interested in pioneering, go for it. As long as you monitor AFRs (with a wideband, not a narrowband), and possibly EGT's as well, it'll be safe. I'm not sure if the NA blocks have a convienient oil supply, and I'll expect you'll have to drill and tap your own drain.
I would advise some form of AIC as well.

I'll take a look at differences in the engines in VADIS and get back to you if I find anything interesting.
-Adrian Pike, Adrian Technologies

'78 16 Valve 245DL

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Jos70

Turbo on a non turbo

Post by Jos70 » Tue Dec 13, 2005 6:22 am

Anonymous wrote:buy a turbo or a t5r
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Here is my reply.

Normal 144 hp and now 320 hp!

I say go for it! :D

ccsct203

Its Done

Post by ccsct203 » Fri Jan 13, 2006 5:57 pm

Well the turbo is in and so is the intercooler, the water injection system, the 2.5 inch cat back....plus much more.... 10.5:1 still.... quick car

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