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View Poll Results: Price you would pay for a Twin Turbo kit?
Wouldnt buy it, not interested in making that much power 39 20.63%
Would pay $2000-$4000 86 45.50%
Would pay $4000-$6000 51 26.98%
Would pay $6000-$7000 11 5.82%
Would pay more if it was justified. 13 6.88%
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Old 03-02-2009, 09:23 PM   #1
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Would you Twin Turbo for the right price?

Would you find yourself buying a Twin Turbo kit for your V6 or your V8 ?

I planned on making a thread with a poll in it. I have a few associates that are certified GM technicians and others that are professional tuners/welders/installers who are planning on possibly starting a twin turbo kit to compete with the APS kits or others, and would be making them to start with the C6 corvettes.

Next would be on the SS camaro, followed very shortly by the V6 camaro.


Basically I am just trying to get a feel for the community, and what future owners would be interested in.

Feel free to expand this conversation.

The kit for the corvette will be started in about 3 weeks after all the parts arrive.
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Old 03-02-2009, 09:27 PM   #2
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Single turbo...
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Old 03-02-2009, 09:28 PM   #3
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Id do just about anything for the right price...lol
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Old 03-02-2009, 09:31 PM   #4
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Don't want to clutter up the engine that much.. if I go turbo it'll be just 1, but also tossing around supercharge idea.
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Old 03-02-2009, 09:36 PM   #6
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on my v6 why not LOL
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Old 03-02-2009, 09:38 PM   #7
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Single turbo...
This may be an option for the Camaro, but unfortunately not so easy on the Vettes. There is no room on that car, but may be on the camaro.

The only reason i suggested the twin setup is you have different options to pick from obviously.

Twin 30r's will make like 550/600 on pump gas. Would spool very very quickly as if you didnt even know they were there.

Twin HTA3586's would be a little slower at spooling, but would make easy over 700whp on pump gas.

The race gas numbers would be astronomical, and would obviously require a full build, but then again, 1300 whp would be nasty ? ? ?!!!


One big fat turbo normally makes power, and is cheaper, but spool is an issue.
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I would for the quality and the right price
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Old 03-02-2009, 10:20 PM   #9
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This may be an option for the Camaro, but unfortunately not so easy on the Vettes. There is no room on that car, but may be on the camaro.

The only reason i suggested the twin setup is you have different options to pick from obviously.

Twin 30r's will make like 550/600 on pump gas. Would spool very very quickly as if you didnt even know they were there.

Twin HTA3586's would be a little slower at spooling, but would make easy over 700whp on pump gas.

The race gas numbers would be astronomical, and would obviously require a full build, but then again, 1300 whp would be nasty ? ? ?!!!


One big fat turbo normally makes power, and is cheaper, but spool is an issue.
I would be interested in a turbo app, the price would have to be right though and would like to see some other set-ups that are done and tuned, first. I am sure if it is reputable and the right price it would be pretty easy to find some takers. There should definately be enough room to run a single turbo set-up in the Camaro if someone wanted to go that route.
Btw what yr Evo is that you have? I previously owned a 2006 MR with PT67 forward facing turbo set up with alot of work done. Anyways just curious.


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I would be interested in a turbo app, the price would have to be right though and would like to see some other set-ups that are done and tuned, first. I am sure if it is reputable and the right price it would be pretty easy to find some takers. There should definately be enough room to run a single turbo set-up in the Camaro if someone wanted to go that route.
Btw what yr Evo is that you have? I previously owned a 2006 MR with PT67 forward facing turbo set up with alot of work done. Anyways just curious.


Another evo fan!

Its a 2006.. And it had a ETS GT37r on it.. Was making over 700whp and just recently decided to go a different route, because one morning i woke up and realized i spent like eleventy billion dollars on it lol

Here is my link to it

http://forums.evolutionm.net/sale-ca...er-evo-ix.html

Bunch of videos inside.

but here is a quick peek !

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Another evo fan!

Its a 2006.. And it had a ETS GT37r on it.. Was making over 700whp and just recently decided to go a different route, because one morning i woke up and realized i spent like eleventy billion dollars on it lol

Here is my link to it

http://forums.evolutionm.net/sale-ca...er-evo-ix.html

Bunch of videos inside.

but here is a quick peek !

Very nice. Yeah I spent a bunch too, it was fun thoug. I was @ 600hp on a stock block. Was going to build the bottom end, never got there though. You have a nice car, are you getting a Camaro or what? the Evo's are a blast, but the Camaro is a whole nother beast.
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I dont understand why the logic on this site is if you want more performance just get the v8 dont mod your v6...what if you want your v6 to be faster and maintain the higher mpg ??
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Old 03-03-2009, 09:57 AM   #13
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Looking at all boosted options. It will come down to price versus performance.
Torque and Horsepower
First with stock LS3/L99 and second with billet bottom end

The possibilities:
Magnuson
Whipple
Eaton
ProCharger
ATS Twin Turbo
STS Twin Turbo
Nelson Twin Turbo (must have built motor)

The average price point for these seems to be in the 5 - 7K range for 550-600 hp and corresponding torque.

Any others?

I don't mean to be negative, but if you just create a "me too" twin turbo kit, you are fighting the incumbents with a track record. If you can come in at a better price point, then you should have something marketable. I hope your team has the ability to provide this type of solution. Good Luck !
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Definitely do up the v6 man I'm down!!!
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