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Turbo 6i

Yes I have read all the threads, buying a kit is to costly ad I like a challenge. So building my own turbo kit. What would I need for a stock 6i? I miss my bov and etc from my sti. So far I've thought of the things I need: turbo, inter cooler, exhuast manifold, intake manifold maybe? Not sure, wastegate? I'm good with cars but never done something like this, can the stock block handle a turbo? What about my tranny (automatic) and my fuel injectors etc, what all would I need to do and upgrade? Looking forward to your guys responses


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You'll need new injectors. What year do you have? You'll need a tuner. You can handle about 8 psi on stock block and autotragic tranny. Stock intake manifold will be fine. Most speed 6 parts bolt up fine like the exhaust manifold.

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8 psi? My brothers gsx on a 2.0 can run 14. Oh well, better than none. Would I need to switch to 93 octane?
And an 04 6i
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Im sure switching to minimum 91 octane would be benificial.


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8 psi? My brothers gsx on a 2.0 can run 14. Oh well, better than none. Would I need to switch to 93 octane?
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You will need to run a standalone iirc then.

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Standalone iirc?


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Higher fuel pressures would likely also be needed.

iirc = if i recall correctly

He is referring to standalone tuning. There is also piggyback tuning which us v6's need if we wish to go forced induction.


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This seems to easy lol.... What else am i missing?
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Found this on a quick google search. Check it out. Some good insight.

Its not overly difficult to physically add a turbo. Its getting it fitted & performing properly that is expensive, time consuming and an overall daunting task.

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http://www.torquecars.com/tuning/adding-turbo.php


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eww custom ecu? how much you think i could get a speed6 engine for?
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