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Re: SVO: "Turbo Creap" , Help



Your being fed a load of crap.  I have a turbo that is Factory Ford issue,
with a pretty large compressor, and it has a plain old swing valve
wastegate on a T3 turbine section....if a 400 cubic inch deisel can use
the swing valve, our 2.3s sure can.


On Fri, 12 Dec 1997, Sly, Dennis wrote:

> I was talking to the guy (Oleg?) from Turbonetics yesterday trying to
> order me up a new larger turbo, this is the third or fourth time I have
> been through different combonations with them. I told the them that I
> wanted a 
> T3/T4 , 57-Trim,.63 exhaust, stage III turbine, ceramic bearings. This
> compinations is supposed to spool up quickly and be able to produce
> (?)(handle?) upto and over 400HP. Now the guy tells me that I will need
> to buy and external waste gate or I will experience "TURBO CREAP",
> pressurizing the exhaust manifold. This is supposed to be a bad thing.
> Turbonetics said that with the T04 housing the air flow would be to
> great. Has anybody heard of this before I have never seen it mentioned
> that I can remember. 
> This would mean that I would have to make a whole lot of changes and
> addtions to the exhaust manifold just to install a larger turbo, or buy
> the ATR header and their external wastegate.
> Does anyone know if Joe Morgan has this problem on his car, or maybe for
> a 1/4 mile application it doesn't make any difference, or I am being fed
> a load of crap.
> 
> TIA
> Dennis.
> 84 SVO, Silver
> 

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Scott
-71 Pinto, stock 2.3 turbo, 13.67@98, radials
	8.1@85 1/8th mile on slicks
	Big intercooler ON!
	T4 Compressor soon to be on!

-85 Merkur, let the modding begin! 
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