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Old 02-15-2013, 07:25 PM   #35
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TT IMHO....
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:33 PM   #36
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According to the thread about about the V11 XB110, it would require fabbing a power steering bracket and some surgery of the shock tower and possibly the frame rail. I am going to stuff one of these in my car one of these days (years)... mark my words.

Emma's engine is being rebuilt according to her thread. She is changing intakes, heads, and some other stuff IIRC.

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I predict you going TT and you will scratch that itch you have and be in the know whether you did the correct thing or not which be will judged by the grin factor you will possess.
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:36 PM   #37
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Does anyone know if the f1-r is a good street head unit?
The F1R sucks for a street unit because of heat issues. I had one and trying to drive it around it would get to 230 degrees instantly and that's with the large race intercooler. I switched to an F2 with same intercooler and haven't seen the temp get any higher than 174 degrees.
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Here's something to keep in mind when you make your decision, I loved twin turbos when I had my import, but what I love about a blower is popping the hood and just showing it off to people. If you're gonna do that with TT, you might as well bring a portable lift. It would be like pulling your pants down to show everyone your small dick. Just saying. That's the only downside I can see. Another thing you can think about is Vortech's new TI trim. It's said to be released soon, and is suppose to achieve 1000rwhp.
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Old 02-15-2013, 08:38 PM   #39
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That unit is monstrous, bigger than the F1X. I really dont want to hack into my shock tower to get anything to fit. I have looked at this and was intrigued.
yea the V11 is what i was thinking from the first post. we have one coming our way to try and fit into a F body, a c6 and our drag car. These blowers are going to be CRAZY! your talking 1900 HP capable...

Im also trying to talk one of our YSI 2010 camaro builds into switching o this and letting us fab one in. the biggest thing looks like there will need to be a new bracket made to hold the blower, and the tower will need to be modified. RMCR send there blower back to Vortec and we will hopefully be getting that one in here soon and getting it to fit on a few cars and doing some testing! That would be the ultimate!

i have had 2 1000HP TT cars, and have 3 SC cars right now
one of those SC cars were a TT car, but now has a YSI. ........yet i am building a TT car also for me now. LOL. i love them BOTH and so will you with whichever decision you make.
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Here's something to keep in mind when you make your decision, I loved twin turbos when I had my import, but what I love about a blower is popping the hood and just showing it off to people. If you're gonna do that with TT, you might as well bring a portable lift. It would be like pulling your pants down to show everyone your small dick. Just saying. That's the only downside I can see. Another thing you can think about is Vortech's new TI trim. It's said to be released soon, and is suppose to achieve 1000rwhp.
The TI trim has been out for 2ish months now it took the place of the T trim, the YSI is bigger (1200HP) and still street friendly. the Ysi would be the best route if you were going vortec. unless he wants to do a fab kit and do the V11.
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That unit is monstrous, bigger than the F1X. I really dont want to hack into my shock tower to get anything to fit. I have looked at this and was intrigued.

Im thinking, nothing ventured nothing gained. I may just try the TT route. My shop is using all quality parts and will coat the units and manifolds and the piping as well. They are going to use Precision Turbo 6766 turbos and should allow for future endeavors if i feel the need. The 3 different boost levels i did not know about.....does this require 3 different tunes? I have the EFI Live AutoCal that can store 5 of Pat G's tunes.

Thanks guys.....what ever became of Darth Emma's twin build?
If you SD tune the car right, at all those levels you wont need 3 different tunes one will do it all, it will fuel for whatever KPA you will be running
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The TI trim has been out for 2ish months now it took the place of the T trim, the YSI is bigger (1200HP) and still street friendly. the Ysi would be the best route if you were going vortec. unless he wants to do a fab kit and do the V11.
That's weird. I called Vortech last month and they said they have shops doing testing, but aren't ready to release to the public yet. They also said that if I was to switch out to the TI, that they highly recommend not doing it unless I had a built motor, that's what made me think that this might work well for him.
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That's weird. I called Vortech last month and they said they have shops doing testing, but aren't ready to release to the public yet. They also said that if I was to switch out to the TI, that they highly recommend not doing it unless I had a built motor, that's what made me think that this might work well for him.
Well IDK who told you that. All our A&A kits we do on vettes have came with them since late December. And its just like the YSI. you "CAN" run it on a stock motor just fine, just dont turn the bastard way up!

Its a super kewl blower. lower IAts than the T trim, and yet you can get 100-150 MORE rwhp out of it! If your wanting to get on i can get you one.
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Old 02-15-2013, 09:09 PM   #44
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Well IDK who told you that. All our A&A kits we do on vettes have came with them since late December. And its just like the YSI. you "CAN" run it on a stock motor just fine, just dont turn the bastard way up!

Its a super kewl blower. lower IAts than the T trim, and yet you can get 100-150 MORE rwhp out of it! If your wanting to get on i can get you one.
It was Vortech who told me. I'm good with the blower I have now. Thanks though. I figure next year when i build my motor, which is something you and I will talk about, I'll switch blowers. It'll be more convenient to run the oil lines at that point.
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Jim,
I think you have already made up your mind and are yearning for approval...
I predict you going TT and you will scratch that itch you have and be in the know whether you did the correct thing or not which be will judged by the grin factor you will possess.

Nice Blake, i like your wisdom here, though it is a bit perplexing. So, i take it you think i would like the Twins.

I yearn for no approval, never have. Perhaps one of my many downfalls. But i have learned over the years to tap the knowledge of those with more experience.

I love my D1 but am ready for more. I guess if the twin 6766's dont do it for me i can move on to whatever Procharger or Vortech has out in a year or so. I may do this sooner rather than later.

Thanks for the help so far!! Need more turbo guys to chime in....you guys are weak!!!!
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I was just messing with you Jim. The approval comment was meant to be taken tongue in cheek. If it were me, I would do the TT simply because I have been down the blower road. Nothing wrong with it, I love mine. I know I would always wonder "what if I had done the turbos?" I would want to know the answer. It could turn out TT's are just the ticket for you but you won't know if you don't go down that road.

I was thinking of twin turbos in the future, but I really REALLY want that V11 xb110 stuffed in my engine bay...
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Nice Blake, i like your wisdom here, though it is a bit perplexing. So, i take it you think i would like the Twins.

I yearn for no approval, never have. Perhaps one of my many downfalls. But i have learned over the years to tap the knowledge of those with more experience.

I love my D1 but am ready for more. I guess if the twin 6766's dont do it for me i can move on to whatever Procharger or Vortech has out in a year or so. I may do this sooner rather than later.

Thanks for the help so far!! Need more turbo guys to chime in....you guys are weak!!!!
If you don't have to answer them right away... give me two weeks to get my car ready, come down my way and I'll take you for a ride... I'll show you weak...!!! lol... me... you...

You can spend the night since it's such a long drive... We have room...
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If you don't have to answer them right away... give me two weeks to get my car ready, come down my way and I'll take you for a ride... I'll show you weak...!!! lol... me... you...

You can spend the night since it's such a long drive... We have room...
Thanks Robert....you dont want me as a house guest. Most people snore from the mouth. I snore from my hind end!!! Stinks after a while according to my wife

I do plan to pulley down this D1sc and add a smaller belt soon. Procharger says it will still slip....but slip with 3 psi more boost. That should be good for another 30-40 hp.

I told Pat Guerra aka PatG when i do pulley down, i will drive down to Victoria to let him tune it in his environment instead of up here it Ft Worth at SNLPerformance. Were gonna add a ZR1 3 bar MAP sensor at the same time.

I figure i will run this for about 3-6 months then go the TT route.

I would love a ride in Brandi. Never been in a turbo car. You still running the 3.07 gears, am also real curious how your highly modded M6 is working. Remember when you drive thru Wichita Falls, let me know. That T-38C simulator ride is waiting. I'll put you on the wing of another T-38 down below the canyon walls of the Grand Canyon and see how long you last!!!
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See, I knew the AF had some fun shit. J/K. I still remember when I was in the Army and rode in a KC-135, it was cool as hell sitting in the boon (i think that's what it's called) just looking straight down to the ground.
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I would definitely go with the turbos. I have had race cars with everything from all motor to nos to small block Procharger to big block Procharger to big block twin turbo. After I put turbos on my race car I said I would never have anything different. I now have a twin turbo 2010 ss and it runs and drives like a stock car and you can barely hear it. But when you stand on it it's sooooo much fun. You will love it
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