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Old 08-15-2012, 09:55 PM
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My single turbo build is finally underway. MGH is handling everything (except HHP will be tuning it) and after having met him there isn't anyone else I'd want to work on my truck. If you do a search you'll find his AWD twin turbo setup too. I've run out of space for picture uploads so I've started uploading pictures to an album on my user profile page. Sorry I can't post them here.

First off here is the parts list:

Turbo – Garrett T4, P Trim Turbine .96AR, 60-1 Compressor .70AR
Intercooler – 12”x12.5”x4.5” Air to water
Heat Exchanger – 24”x12”x1”
6.1L intake manifold
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Hot side coating – Powder Barrons
Fuel Injectors – 55#/hr (SRT-4 stage 1)
BOV – Tial Q 50mm
Wastegate – Tial MVR 46mm
Boost Controler – Turbo Smart (manual)
Oil pump & lines – RB Racing, AR fittings (black anodized), red push-lock hose
Turbo Timer for Oil Pump
Fuel pump – Aeromotive Stealth 340
Spark plugs – NGKs
E-fan – V6 fan
Oil cooler – Mopar Police Package
Meth kit – Alcohol Injection Company (using factory windshield washer reservoir)
JBA ceramic coated shorty headers, stage 8 locking bolts
Transmission – triple disc t/c (2X00 rpm), 68RFE internals, 68RFE Mag-Hytec cover


Already installed: 85mm Fastman t/b, Arrington X-series cam, 180 t-stat, 4.10 gear, Detroit True-trac, Mag-Hytec diff cover, boost & air/fuel guages. Suspension: Bell Tech 2/4 lowering kit with SP shocks & sway bar end links; Spohn’s adjustable panhard bar.


Items complete:
hot side mocked up in 409 s/s and will be redone in 304 s/s and coated
e-fan installed
JBAs installed
intercooler and h/e are in

I'll continue to post updates and pics as I get them.
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Old 08-15-2012, 10:18 PM
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nice....wish i had the jack to do something similar....keep the info coming....interested in the numbers for sure...
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very sexy...can't wait to see the finished product!!
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Sick! Can't wait to see the completed truck.
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What kind of boost are you going with?
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Gonna be some serious gains I wanna see what kind of power you're gonna get with that turbo. Curious how fast it's gonna spool see what kind of torque line you will have! Maybe help me make a future decision lol. Good luck with everything and I'm excited to see the progress
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thanks guys.
Mike has done a bunch of research with his supplier to meet my goals. planning on 7-8 psi and I'd like it spool low but not so low that she'll go into boost under "normal" driving. if that makes sense.
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HELL YEAH BRO CONGRATS!!! Keep us posted!
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Badass. I wanna do a set up like this on my single and run 11's, Easy i think. Just a waiting game on tuning.. lol

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It's going to be a beast! Can't wait to see how it all looks mocked up...and to see how that 6.1 turns out!
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