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Re: Corky Bell's Book[2]



Nick,
 Maybe not larger, but more effecient is what is meant.
                                                   Neil
At 01:48 PM 9/11/97 -0400, Mp23cc@aol.com wrote:
>Before anyone thinks of installing a bigger turbo you should think about
>doing some head work. The bigger turbo with a stock flowing head and
>manifolds will not gain you much in the low end or the midrange. It willl
>only give you more lag. You need to get more airflow into and out of the
>motor. Take the MM and FF test. they did not gain much power under 4000 rpms.
>We built a 2.3 with our exhaust, intercooler, ported and polished head and
>manifolds, our roller camshaft a stock turbo set to 17 psi and made almost
>330 ft lbs of torque @ 3200. A test car that makes 300 plus hp with fuel
>pressure set at 50-60 psi will not work that good everyday on the street. A
>big turbo on a stock motor may give you more topend power, but the turbo lag
>will be great. 
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>Later....Nick 
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