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Old 03-25-2011, 10:05 AM   #1
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Talking Ebay gt45 turbo on a 6.0 lsx

Has any body ever use a ebay gt45 turbo on a 6.0 lsx. I want to go turbo but on a budget!
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No such thing as budget turbo build- cheap = broke sooner than later

Buy a S475 from Forced Induction, MPT76q, MP45, or used twin Buick turbos.
Ebay 45 is smaller compressor than all of these last time I saw compressor measurements of one posted.
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Old 03-25-2011, 01:31 PM   #3
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Have you purchased anything from them?
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I haven't put one on a 6.0L but I have used the GT45 on other projects with good success. as stated above, I'm not sure if it will fit your application well or not.
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I called a place out here in Houston tx called fast lane turbo they recommend a brog warner 72mm s400. What do you guys think.
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You need to fill us in on the details. What's the vehicle, transmission, fuel system, goals (ET & power), etc. Drag or street car?

The BW S4xx turbos will make enough power to put a 4000lb car in the 9s. They are also cheap and reliable. The only downside is their large physical size and weight.
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What headers are you planning on using
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Old 03-25-2011, 09:21 PM   #8
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It's going 2 b a stock 6.0 cam and turbo. Manifolds will be used I'm going try to use mildsteel and get it tiged the trans is a pro tree glide with a 3800-4000 stall.for the fueling a grand national tank and dual walbro 255 pumps and 42lb injectors.
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the gt45 would probably be too small, or it'd come on way early. 1.05 A/R, and a 74 mm exducer IIRC.

42 lb injectors are also way too small.
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What size turbo and injectors should i use?
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Power or ET goal? Will it see more track time than street time sine it's got a glide?
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11s-10s would be good around 600hp would be bad *** but I will street driven in town.
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this is the one I have, lots of people run it on various forums...no problems...one guy has 30K miles on his

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/HUGE-...Q5fAccessories

works good...

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Thats exactly the one I was looking at. So should I get it? What size injectors should I get?
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at least 60's

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at least 60's. i have one you can buy for 200+ shipping if ya want.. i can also throw in the air filter, the v band (i cut that funky big end off) for another 30 bucks.

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What brand injectors are should I get?
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Definitely no such thing as a budget turbo build. I'm in mine more than double what I thought, and there are still some things to tie up.

Call a reputable site sponsor and get all the answers, that's your best bet.
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call rob @ modular turbo. when i was in your shoes he helped me with accurate information and way fair pricing. and as far as budget goes, it is totally possible to do it on the cheap. you just need pencil and paper and remember the small stuff, like an fittings are 6ea. and v-bands are 30 bucks a pop, etc. it all adds up fast so just "budget" for them and you'll be fine. i have ford 80's which i think are deka's. just be sure the pattern is right. if kmracer has a clean set for 200. thats pretty good.
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Cool video and car, amazing a $300 chinese turbo works that good, sounds great.
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