1600 turbo build thread

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Re: 1600 turbo build thread

Post by yellow_snocone » Fri Jul 28, 2017 11:44 am

exactly! plus you are not paying hundreds of dollars for the mech controller.

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Re: 1600 turbo build thread

Post by buguy » Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:00 pm

I wouldn't. I'd just poke holes in the hose 'til it was how I wanted it!

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Re: 1600 turbo build thread

Post by Clonebug » Sat Jul 29, 2017 9:46 am

You can also make on out of an 1/8 inch Brass Tee, a couple nipples, a cap, spring, ball bearing and a bolt with nut.

It will cost about $20.00 in parts though since you need a tap for the bolt and a couple drill bits.

I built one when I first started and it worked great up to the 17 lbs I ran then....I even used to to 22 lbs a couple time before my winter upgrades which included Electronic Boost Control.

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Stripped66 wrote:The point wasn't to argue air temps with the current world record holder, but to dispel the claim that the K03 is wrapped up at 150 HP. It's not.

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Re: 1600 turbo build thread

Post by buguy » Sat Jul 29, 2017 9:34 pm

Yeah I think I have a link somewhere of how you built it. I did some work on it today and it seems my fuel pump may be on the fritz. Haven't checked it out yet though.

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Re: 1600 turbo build thread

Post by buguy » Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:25 pm

Man I wasn't getting fuel so I pulled the fuel pump off. The pump push rod was short. I must have used the one from the 1200 when I put it together (don't remember). I just put a couple zaps of weld on the tip and ground it flat again to make it work. I don't know how long it will last.

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Re: 1600 turbo build thread

Post by buguy » Mon Oct 02, 2017 6:46 pm

So I really haven't done much. Been working a ton and have had to make a few runs back up to Iowa to pick up some of my other cars. I ordered a new brake kit and need to get that on. While I was up there I found a 390 holley but I noticed when I got home that the base plate is broken around the throttle shaft. So do you think it's worth $115 for a new base plate for the 390 over the 450cfm? Both are mechanical secondaries. The 390 is a double pumper though.

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