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Old 09-16-2009, 07:59 PM
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Talking 4.7l Turbo system!!?

I was just wondering if anyone has put a turbo on their 4.7l? and if so what tuner they were using and size of injectors. I have a remote mount turbo kit for my truck but don't want to install it with out a good tune, and injectors unless i do not need them, I currently have a superchip running 91 tune, would this be enough?
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for those of you wondering I spoke with someone at sts, and you do not need a tune to safely run 4 to 5 pounds of boost, how ever they do recommend it. It will also increase your power then just the turbo alone and allow you to run more boost. So I found a custom performance shop here in town, and they will be doing a dyno tuning setup after the turbo system gets installed sometime this week!
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make sure you put some pics up of the build and once it gets dyno tuned what kind of power are you expecting?
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also what shop are you using?
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with out the tune running about 5 pounds of boost, I am told to expect 100 to 110 rwhp gains, and with the tune crank it up to 6 or 7 pounds and I hope I hope 130 or 140rwhp, the shop that I am going to is vivid racing.
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Its down in Gilbert. just south of the 60 here is there website if you want to check them out. http://www.vividracing.com/catalog/index.php
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Those sound like major gains for such low boost. Typically you see 10-12hp per # of boost on streetable turbos..... the kind that'd require no tune, or mild tune w/ adj FPR (adjustable fuel pressure regulator) larger injectors, and timing changes.
What size turbo are you using?
What size injectors are OEM on a 4.7?
are you doing w/ or w/o intercooler?
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oh honestly I am just going off of what they said. I think that it is a garret t56 turbo. and they talked me into 60lb injectors, stock injectors i think are around 30lb? and this is with out a intercooler
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ha now I'm kind of bummed, I was all excited cause that is what they told me.
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STS said the same to me but also said that if i was to run more boost over 5 to 6 #'s that i would need to stregthen the intake manifold with some stronger bolts!! They said that the stock ones can strip right off.
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