Tercel Turbo - what turbo to use?

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  1. Chris87

    Chris87 flatoutperformance.com

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    A buddy of mine wants to turbo his early 80's 1.5L ( i think) Tercel. :ugh:

    Anyone have any 1st hand knowledge re: this? He's going to be getting everything custom fabricated to fit, but he just needs to know what kind / size of turbo to fit to it.

    I don't have a clue. K03 turbo's from VW's are dirt dirt dirt cheap. I know they are much smaller than the garrett T25 turbo's... I think probably something like GT12 or GT15. They're used @7psi to power 1.8L's to 150hp. I'm sure that would be more than big enough for his little 1.5L.



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  2. dbrooster

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    The price for the KO3 and the T25 off of the DSM's should be about the same price. check on DSM trader.com, some should be going for $50.
     
  3. Chris87

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    :bigthumb:

    K03's floating around vwvortex are ~ $100
     
  4. Chaosen1

    Chaosen1 Now this is an import model

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    pharcyde183 Nissan by nature

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    ummmmm new car maybe?
     
  6. Chris87

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    Hey, its not my car man. His car, his money, he can do whatever the hell he wants to do with it.
     
  7. Joshuaua

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    CT26 off the 3SGTE...
     
  8. L3thal D0se

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    a 1.5 is like a 3afe i believe..dont quote me on that im not positive but if it is..have him swap in a 20V 4AGE then supercharge is or get a 4AGZE to begin with..the motor mounts will lign right up..only problem is wiring harness
     

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