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Hey guys sorry for not searching but all i got is dial up and i lose my connection every 10 min lol. so my question is would a turbo with 5psi to 8psi of boost be safe on my internals? I was also thinking about getting the f2 stage 1 boost kit cuz im not looking for big power just a little push. By the way I have an auto 2.3L with 50000 miles on it.
 

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Hey Zenon, I thought you sold your car already? I'd sell my soul, if I had one left (sold it to get my HKS) to get aminzer's built ATX.
 

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8psi is safe just dont over rev it.

And the stage 1 drives very nice. Not to much wheel spin on a stock trans.
Very street friendly.

Makes good torque, doesnt require a downshift to pass people.
 

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There is no "safe" psi ... and 8 is pushing it on an auto tranny. But, really...what do I know. Good luck with the build.

p.s. Hope you have a good chunk of spare change in the bank and a second car. ;-) You'll need both at one point or another I promise.
 

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Zenon is right I would buy a spare trans and build it just so you dont make any surprises :wink:
A second car is always a good idea when modded.

But 29 psi isnt a very good idea for a daily driver. Unless you like the element of surprise.:wink:

8 psi on one turbo is not the same as 8 psi on another
 

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[quote author=Xenon929 link=topic=139790.msg3014004#msg3014004 date=1237910520]
There is no "safe" psi ... and 8 is pushing it on an auto tranny. But, really...what do I know. Good luck with the build.

p.s. Hope you have a good chunk of spare change in the bank and a second car. ;-) You'll need both at one point or another I promise.
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listen to this man :lol: the extra car is better than not, i had to go almost 6 months without mine while doing the build. :(
 

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i just want something like 5 psi just to feel a little more of a push and i dont plan on pushing to redline, ill probably just shift at 6000 rpms just to be safe.
 

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[quote author=*txmica3* link=topic=139790.msg3014590#msg3014590 date=1237925868]
[quote author=Xenon929 link=topic=139790.msg3014004#msg3014004 date=1237910520]
There is no "safe" psi ... and 8 is pushing it on an auto tranny. But, really...what do I know. Good luck with the build.

p.s. Hope you have a good chunk of spare change in the bank and a second car. ;-) You'll need both at one point or another I promise.
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listen to this man :lol: the extra car is better than not, i had to go almost 6 months without mine while doing the build. :(
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have a 2nd car and a nice chunk of money put away for emergencies.. since they will happen
 

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[quote author=redhorizon link=topic=139790.msg3045358#msg3045358 date=1239140753]
Id be happy with just 200 whp
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LAMO.... no disrespect... come back to this post 2 months after you finish this build. You'll get it then.
 

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[quote author=Xenon929 link=topic=139790.msg3045517#msg3045517 date=1239146907]
[quote author=redhorizon link=topic=139790.msg3045358#msg3045358 date=1239140753]
Id be happy with just 200 whp
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LAMO.... no disrespect... come back to this post 2 months after you finish this build. You'll get it then.
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listen guys im not a newb when it comes to cars i know how to turn a wrench im just not familiar with how much the internals can take on our car as to this is the first import ive owned.
 

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you would be happy with 200 and then you would get walked on by a car then you would want more. You always want more dont kid yourself.
I have a 360 hp dsm and I still want more from it.
Just prep yourself to want more. And the motors can hold around 250 to 280 with a good tune, but the trans is a much different story.
 

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be ready to build 3rd and 4th gear (either hiboost or billet gears) they arent cheap !!!
also clutch !! since stock one will have a hard time keeping 200 with aggressive driving
 

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No one is saying you're a noob, all I'm saying is you're in for a huge surprise or disappointment when you get to 200whp+-. This is worst than crack! Is all I'm saying. Buy my car and be done! lol
 

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HAHA my cars not even done yet and i want more! 400whp here i come!
 
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