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How hard would it be to put this on my truck?

I was wondering how hard would it be to put this on my truck? Its a Turbonetics Turbo the size is 81mm exauhst and 84mm on the intake.







This is just a size comparison

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u have a manual or auto?
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a *****...if you dont know a pipe shop and i dont mean muffler shop someone that can make custom piping for a turbo there is 3 shops here that will do it.
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isnt that a little big? i c some lag....
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HAHA Thats a 3.0 for you andy...

J/K Bro Love your truck...
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I have an auto tranny

Hey Will Guess What! hahaha
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I have an auto tranny

Hey Will Guess What! hahaha
ROFLMFAO.... :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
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since you got an auto... i def wouldnt do it... since you off road an all...



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That turbo is huge. It wouldn't spool. You need something small, like a stock twin off a 2jz motor or something similiar. The motor isn't going to handle much boost, So you might as well run a tiny turbo that will spool quick and make a few psi through the whole power band. Make more torque, shooting for big horsepower up top is pointless.
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The hard part is getting the computer to dump in more fuel and change the timing when under boost. At a certain point, the MAF will get overloaded with the airflow reading and won't know what to do. It's a lot more than just getting the turbo in the exhaust and intake stream. Plus, you will get a ton of heat, and probably need an intercooler. I wish turbos were an easy thing to do, but there's a lot of work in them.
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My opinion...To do it right is gonna be a real pain and really expensive. Plus for the gains your gonna get from it, it really isn't gonna be worth dumping that much into it.
My roomate just put one in his dakota. He did it himself and said it was a royal pain. Although he is happy with the gains he is getting from it but he also has a V8 with a 5-speed manual. I would bet you could do a V8 swap into your truck for the same price or a maybe a lil more.
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Yea I think it is too big too I am selling it for somone who does not have an E-Bay account and figured I might as well see if it would work on my truck! Thanks for the help everyone!
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I have a SC for sale... the kit is for a 4.0, but i'm sure with new pipes, it would work on a 3.0.
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get a tornado man!!

havent you seen the results yet?!?!

UNGODLY POWER!!!
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get a tornado man!!

havent you seen the results yet?!?!

UNGODLY POWER!!!
You mean UNGODLY POWER................... loss
Hahahaaha
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take your truck to Hp Performance in Roswell, New Mexico or Murillo Motorsports in San Antonio, Texas. They will make the hot side and cold side for you and do all the programming necessary.

I will say this. That turbo is WAY WAY WAY too big for your truck. You would spool it......eventually.

That turbo would do you more harm than good.
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papa johns...eh...
It was just a size comparison I just happen to have it on my head at the time!
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It was just a size comparison I just happen to have it on my head at the time!
I am giving you a hard time dingo......and its really easy to put that thing on its called DUCK TAPE
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^^^ If you cant duct it **** it!
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