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10-11-2004, 02:10 PM
i really want to give my 85 T-type some power and performance, but i dont know all that much about turbo charged cars. So i want to find out what are the first things i need to do in order to make this car fast. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated, thanks. :confused:

10-11-2004, 05:24 PM
Alchohol inj. kit to run more boost, acts like an intercooler, and makes pump gas like race gas. Boost controller, to lower boost when alchohol is low/Raise when the time is right. Really need a knock guage, or a better scan tool. Bigger turbo, new fuel filter, Big in tank pump (previous owner may have installed), hood mounted fuel guage to moniter fuel sys., aftermarket chip, done! Maby a few common suspension mods, like frame braces, trunk braces, good shocks, pinion snubber. Trans cooler to keep that POS 200 cool. They can hold up to some good power when built correctly, and kept cool.

10-12-2004, 12:40 AM
See the 84/85 buildups at http://www.gnttype.org/techarea/recipes/recipepage.html

10-13-2004, 11:11 AM
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10-13-2004, 03:41 PM
yes, me too. I appreciate all the help i have been given so far. Without it i would be totally lost, so thanks again.