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VL Turbo - What Now?

Discussion in 'Straight 6 Development And Modification' started by mulligan-can, Oct 8, 2007.

  1. mulligan-can

    mulligan-can ?!?

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    Ok, I have recently aquired a VLT Calais (manual) that has just recieved a rebuild to the engine and the turbo. It already has an intercooler and a blow off valve (that shall be going asap....)

    I would like to eventually push around 200rwkw.

    What sort of build path do you suggest I follow?

    I really do not know a lot about VL's and not much more about turbo's.

    Anyway, any help and/or suggestions would be much appreciated.
     
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    STEALTHY™ So Wet For You!

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    You can do whatever you like, as long as you don't put inters on it.
     
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    immortality Home of the smoky breakfast Bacon! Staff Member

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    i'd suggest you look on the turbo calais web site. i don't think that 200rwkw should be that difficult from a VL turbo. is it a stock rebuild and stock turbo?
     
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    high flow turbo, 3 inch exhaust from turbo back, boost controler, 14psi (get boost done on a dyno) and should get close to 200rwkw in a manual
     
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    Lol everyone says the calaisturbo site... but i like jc :(

    ummm, the turbo was rebuilt to stock i believe but i was told that the engine was strengthend (better pistons, balanced crankshaft, block rebored/honed... that sort of thing.... not terribly sure of the details too much lol. the receipts were kinda annoying to read lol)
     
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    basic rule for turbos is more boost less compression, so if your gonna increase your boost your best of reducing your compression
     
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    just a bigger turbo with decent exhaust and intercooler should see you hit 200rwkw as long as the CR is suitable as mentioned above. i think guess are getting close to those numbers on almost stock bottom ends so with a rebuild it should be sweet, could probably handle more
     
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    I had a VL Turbo RB30 You can put your turbo at 11.5 boost with a bpr 7 spark plug they are a little colder and 8mm leads and a 2.5 or 3inch exhaust. you also need to add some fuel a little rich and it will go down the 1/4 mile in 13.8 or 14sec no intercooler needed. That is faster than a XY Falcon GT super roo 1971 Mussel car and a e49 charger
     
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    Why are you getting rid of the BOV? do you like compressor surge, that is the fastest way to kill your turbo... at least plumb it back in if it is venting to the atmosphere.. keep the IC too.

    If it has been forged then up the turbo to a T70 or similar size and tune - this will tell you if you need to do anything to the fueling side.... you will eat 200kw.
     
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