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Old 21 Mar 2010, 04:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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would you? im hearing from a very reliable "source" that boost is turned up on "certain" back to back comparisons! so would you buy one without further investigation? seems very strange to me
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Old 21 Mar 2010, 04:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: billet turbo

Happy with my turbo.

Also double check the fuels they are using in the comparisons.
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Old 21 Mar 2010, 05:17 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Happy with my turbo.

Also double check the fuels they are using in the comparisons.
very true!
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Old 21 Mar 2010, 05:23 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: billet turbo

I am confused with that thread now, so many opinions.

Needs to be cleaned up with easy to read comparisons.

i.e.

GT35 against GT35 billet same fuel same boost
GT30 against GT30 billet same fuel same boost

You can do a comparison of VF34 against the SC36 but am confused about all the others in the range.
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Old 21 Mar 2010, 05:58 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I am confused with that thread now, so many opinions.

Needs to be cleaned up with easy to read comparisons.

i.e.

GT35 against GT35 billet same fuel same boost
GT30 against GT30 billet same fuel same boost

You can do a comparison of VF34 against the SC36 but am confused about all the others in the range.
exactly!
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Old 22 Mar 2010, 11:36 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Re: billet turbo

i th'nk they test them back to back boost level's then they see what there capable of turned up as in bost they will hold, the bilets seem to be able to hold boost better than the others. think it was asked on the thread somewhere and they put up exact back to backs, tbh the thread has become so strung out i'm not sure whats what any more.
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Re: billet turbo

thats my problem aswell.

too mch info in the thread now.
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Old 22 Mar 2010, 10:47 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Re: billet turbo

Will be mapping an SC36 next week - sounds like a cracking turbo for that power target.

Ultimately you map a turbo to what it can do - some turbos like more boost. If they can stand it then it is good.

The billet range look interesting.

Have mapped a standard SC46 and it worked pretty well IMO. Not quite as good as 321 but for a sleeve bearing turbo it was quite impressive.
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Old 23 Mar 2010, 08:27 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Re: billet turbo

yeah i htink the standard ones are being phase out in favour of the billet ones producing better results.

seems to be theres new turbos coming out every hour at the min from companies all over
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Old 23 Mar 2010, 09:04 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Re: billet turbo

wonder how long before everybody is doing billet turbos?
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Re: billet turbo

turbos take alot of development and money to develop, current economy isn;t exactly ideal for big spending.

md321 was in development for months before it was released, clinic did all the testing and feedback for the test ones, they were on the 8th revision before it was ready. nearly got scrapped because it wasn't performing, they gave it one last go and they were lucky enough to hit the sweet spot with spool and boost. came extreamly close to being shelved
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Re: billet turbo

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wonder how long before everybody is doing billet turbos?
its a cost thing - the billet wheels are much more expensive than std wheels. The std wheels work just great in most cases.
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