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rb30 turbo conversion

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how hard is it to turbo an rb30?
or should i buy a rb25det and loom and bolt it into the vl commodore?
 

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rb25 stock turbo = 100% epa friendly
rb30 non turbo converted to turbo = 0% epa friendly.
 

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I reckon the laws are bendy enough to allow a turbo on a NA RB30 to be legal if everythings stock, since it's a factory option, same deal as bigger wheels and bigger brakes really, factory cams and manifold options are legal
 

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It would be easier and cheaper to turbo the N/A high compression RB30 motor. I think you have to upgrade the brakes to VL turbo or better for it too be road worthy.
 

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I'd go with the RB25.

here we install the RB on everything, (Camaro, Laural, Supra, Cefiro ... etc)

if you want it as a daily driver, get the RB25DE (non turbo) very strong, never breaks down ...
 

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I'd go with the RB25.

here we install the RB on everything, (Camaro, Laural, Supra, Cefiro ... etc)

if you want it as a daily driver, get the RB25DE (non turbo) very strong, never breaks down ...
why would you stick a RB25 in a supra :p thats the biggest downgrade ever :p

stick a 2jz in it :p

once you turbo your RB30E you will be 2 kebabs away from hektic!
 

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id go rb25t all the way my mate got a turbo kit for his na vl calais and now its stuffed.but the rb25 is a simople conversion so ive been told and is faster and seay to mod
 

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Rb25/30.

Do it!

Otherwise I'd just convert the 30, you won't destroy it if you're smart about things.
 

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why would you stick a RB25 in a supra :p thats the biggest downgrade ever :p
the Supra engine 2jz-gte is good and strong ... but not reliable

they never sustain the heat,

the RB25 is a beast!, rarely break down, doesn't need much care (oil,coolant..)

and if you upgrade a few internal components, you will be able to stick a bigger turbo ....
 
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