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Old 01-08-2004, 10:43 AM
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Turbo 396

Hey everybody, I just purchased a turbo last night off of a Ford Powerstroke turbo diesel. Good turbo, no shaftplay, worked great when pulled, $100. I'd like to put it on my 396, running around 10 psi of boost. My plan is to make custom headers coming forward and into the turbo, then 3 1/2" pipe from the turbo out the side of the car. I plan on also keeping the carburetor, what would be the best setup?, boxing in the whole carb and pressurizing the whole thing? or doing a blowthrough? I plan on running the msd btm box with pro-billet distributor. I'm thinking compression in the 8.5-9:1 range. If anyone has any advice about this setup please tell me. I have already ordered the "turbochargers" book and am waiting for it to get here.
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