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Old 03-20-2012, 07:18 PM   #1
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Forged Internals Ls3

Im looking to Forge out my engine/bore it out to get it ready to handle my twin turbo setup. Any brand in particular youd recommend?
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Old 03-20-2012, 08:46 PM   #2
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Brand of what, internals, or twin turbos....im assuming internals. I wouldnt necessarily bore it out but hone out the cylinders a bit to 4.07" and add a 4.00" stroker crank. Shoot for about 416 - 418 cubes. Callies Compstar crank and callies h-beam/I beam rods and Wiseco or Diamond forged pistons. Think about coating the pistons with ceramic tops for a little extra strength. This will be a start What boost are you looking at and what is your final HP goal?

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Old 03-21-2012, 02:41 PM   #3
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Don't bother boring it out, you need all the sleeve thickness you can get. Also don't bother with a stroker crank, you don't need that for a turbo car. Keep the stock crank unless you plan on putting down more than 7-800hp.

Put your money towards the pistons and rods (callies, diamond, wiseco, eagle, scat) all make good products and on other misc parts like head studs, fueling etc.
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Old 03-21-2012, 02:51 PM   #4
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For twin turbos, I'd sell that motor complete. Then send an engine builder like Nelson or Pro Line and pile of cash and your first born.

That's not going to be a DIY project. For massive TT power you want a pro engine builder that specializes in TT LS motors.

Just my opinion.
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