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Turbos



KDF

  Audi TT Stronic


dunno but I want a turbo in my 172, I dont care if I just got 5bhp more from it cause its the dump valve I want..

Dump valves own.. wasnt some company developing a bolt on kit for the 172 ?
 


Not as far as i know, theres been a couple of threads about companies who have done them. Are BB Tuing gonna be doing one??
 


_KDF you can get dump valves for NA cars, but you will loose power and youll need to do a lot of looking about to find someone who has them.
 

Tom

  EV


Quote: Originally posted by RobFenn on 15 January 2003

_KDF you can get dump valves for NA cars, but you will loose power and youll need to do a lot of looking about to find someone who has them.



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LOL ts an air cannister connected to the gas pedel and when its right up it lets some air out making a "poof" noise.... hahahahahhahahaha
 


Why would you only want 5 bhp for just the dump valve noise _KDF?? the lag your get from having the turbo etc i would rather a n/a... besides big dump valves are old now...
 


you can get a turbo on a 172, some posted a pic here of one in a month or so ago, looked mad, was about 4K for 250bhp conv. i would post a pic but cant do it cos it dont work!
 


jesus! not a bolt on is it! i bet that wouldnt void the old warrenty!!

I can see myself now explaining it now to the renault dealer!

"i didnt blow it up, Honest it came like that mate!"
 


4k.... sh*t me.... I would rather have a full throttle body race conversion done that benr was talkiing about.... Would be much more drivable than a turbo.. and throttle bodies have a better sound than a gay poof
 
  1995 Mondeo Speed Machine


Get TBs instead. They sound wicked and like Steve says they will probably be more useable. Or you could go for a Supercharger instead and get rid of the lag caused by a turbo.
 


havin seen it im not sure i like the look of it, probably go for throttle bodies although i gotta admit i miss my turbo
 


I dont know to much about the science of Dump valves on NA cars. All i know is you DEFINETLY can get them. I saw a letter written into one of the modified car mags last year, i found a company whilst doing some research on it soon after but i cant find their details!
 


Dont get me wrong turbo cars are a good laugh, when i first heard dump valves i thought wow. They are just on every bloody boys turbo I see!.. But they are not a cornering car the power is not always there when you need it. Anyway just get a skyline r32 GT-R and you wont need dump valves as the waste gates make enough noise!
 


all the older blokes ie more than 23 (includes me ) will remember all the mental group b rally cars in the 80s the wastegates used to chirrup like f**k sounded way cooler than a dump valve
 


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