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Old 02-12-2009, 07:06 AM
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If you were going to run 25+ PSI the stock engine would have to be overhauled, and replace almost everything,i think. otherwise i wouldn't mind seeing how much the little 2.3 can take. If I get the money I'll let you guys know.
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Old 02-13-2009, 01:16 PM
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No, you would have to put in forged pistons, good rings and a head gasket made for boost..

I already said the crank and rods are fine. but just buy a turbo motor, they are cheap and even the high mile ones have crosshatching int he bores... buy it re gasket it, use it.

Edit - Edit the exhaiust valves in the Turbo head are made of nimonic-80 [I think] to withstand the heat, so stock non turbo valves might not live long in high boost apps...
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Old 02-13-2009, 01:18 PM
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wheres a good place to pick up a turbo motor, and how much should it cost to do?
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Old 02-20-2011, 11:41 AM
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im new to this site so i'd like to take the time to say hey to everybody. now that thats over, if you want to stick with N/A i have a 1992 8 plug motor recently rebuilt with 9.5:1 compression pistons, shaved, ported and polished head with 3 angle valves, ported upper and lower intake, and as far as the cam goes, rollor cams came in 91-93 mustangs, or any ranger or mazda with an 8 plug motor. also as far a turbo charging a N/A motor, dont run over 6psi cause you will melt the pistons and pop the head gasket. not worth it for only 6 psi.
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Old 02-20-2011, 12:13 PM
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I agree.

The 2.3 can be made to make some really serious power but you have to build ANY engine correctly to handle the power.
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