hi , i told the guy that done the chip that i wanted these modifications
done to the ecu :( also told him what boost i was running.....)
8 lb boost
rev limit 8500 rpm
4800 rpm two stage launch
vtech at 5850 rpm
100 octane fuel
and shift light at 7500 rpm .
Gee.... I hope you did more than just bolt on a turbo kit and mod the chip.
I know a guy who did that to an RSX and melted his pistons. Pretty much had
to rebuild a brand new engine and voided his warranty.
There are boat load of things to do when you bump the compression via
external forces. Let's take an extreme example. In the NHRA Top
Alcohol are either blown methonal or injected nitro. Injected cars
run 10:1 to 12:1, the blown cars might run as high as 8.5:1.
Lots of things need to be changed. I'm always amused by my friends
who drag their F-Birds and talk about some hot shot who takes his
turboed "rice burner" (yup, that phrase is still around) and drops the
bottom end at about the 1000 ft mark. Or splits the tranny at the
You change everything at once or you will wind up changing things as
they break. Weekly, most likely.
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