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Old 06-05-2006, 04:07 PM
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twin turbo ?

How hard will it be to put twin turbos on a 350 small block chevy
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Really depends on your ability to fabricate, the depth of your wallet, and how much time you have to spend.

You have a very generic question. Id do so searches on the boards and knowledge base to learn more and then come back with some specific questions.

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check out this website. the guys name is Bruce. he lives in Minnesota and installed twin turbos on his 72 Nova 350 Chevy. There's lots of pictures to look at and a diary of his work. You can email him also.

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Putting turbos on is the easy part. I think tuning it to stay together is the hard part. I have a car that was blowing through a carb and a truck blowing through efi. The car is currently getting a new motor and efi. IMO Efi, once you get it working, is way more trouble free and is less worrysome. There are plenty of guys out there who love blowing through carbs and know how to do it. There are several sites with good info on blowing through a carb. If you're a good shopper you can put together a DIY type efi system for around the price of a good carb. I have just over $500 in the EFI system on my Ranger. I have a megasquirt, 42lb injectors (ebay), Moroso regulator (ebay), sensors and second fuel pump (advance auto). The biggest problem I have is the ease of adding more boost. Eventually something has to give.

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Like KA said, fabrication is the easy part. Tuning it and getting everything to hold together is the hard part. I went the EFI route on my S-10, but I have had a lot of headache and it has been pretty costly. Right now it has been down for half a year with blown head gaskets. It is unrelated to the boost, but I just got so tired of working on it I kindof burned out. Right now I have a blow through turbo setup on a gasoline pulling tractor I am tinkering with. So, I am not tired of the turbo stuff, just my first project burned me a little.
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I too have blown head gaskets on both of my projects. Fortunately head gaskets are easy to replace. I keep breaking suspension pieces and having trans problems on the Ranger, but I only have $2500 in the entire project. Speed costs money. How long do you want it to stay together. Turbo S-10, buy some gaskets, put her back together, and go scare yourself a little. I was thinking about selling the Ranger last night. I took her out for a spin, stuffed 12psi in her and changed my mind. The beauty of having multiple projects is when you get aggrevated with one you can go work on another. Let's see some pics of the tractor.

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I too have blown head gaskets on both of my projects. Fortunately head gaskets are easy to replace. I keep breaking suspension pieces and having trans problems on the Ranger, but I only have $2500 in the entire project. Speed costs money. How long do you want it to stay together. Turbo S-10, buy some gaskets, put her back together, and go scare yourself a little. I was thinking about selling the Ranger last night. I took her out for a spin, stuffed 12psi in her and changed my mind. The beauty of having multiple projects is when you get aggrevated with one you can go work on another. Let's see some pics of the tractor.

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I will post up some pics in a week or two when I get it all together. Got it torn down making final fitting and assembly for a pull next weekend.
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check this place out gives you the hole kit to do it. www.bbsdesigns.net
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