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Old September 18th, 2011, 12:16   #1
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Default Is this turbo big enough or too big ?

Hey,

Got a turbo from a friend , he knows i'm turbo crazy,
but this one is a very special one ... it comes from caterpillar

Does someone here have more info about it ?
-is it usefull on a 4cylinder diesel ?
-is it a wastegate turbo? (i believe it is ...)
-has someone used it before ?
-what is the regular price of a turbo this size ?
-on which engines is it used ?

here some pics ...







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Old September 18th, 2011, 12:33   #2
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-is it usefull on a 4cylinder diesel ?
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I guess it is ... if you have more than 1l displacement per cylinder
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Old September 18th, 2011, 12:52   #3
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hehe I knew that
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Old September 18th, 2011, 13:13   #4
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Yes and yes. You may want to run a bigger air filter with that.
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Old September 18th, 2011, 16:24   #5
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could make it would, but it'll have some noticeable lag.
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Old September 18th, 2011, 23:45   #6
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why not call Cat/Finning with the P/N and ask them? or better yet:

http://www.turbomaster.info/eng/appl...s/caterpillar/

love google. scroll all the way down, second from bottom listing. C18 6L 640hp garrett GTA5518 equivalent.



http://marine.cat.com/cat-C18 specs
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Old September 19th, 2011, 00:58   #7
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lag you say... what lag.
mabye a quick spool valve can pick up the boost just before you hit the rev limiter.


or you could flash that thing on some skyline/supra/jdm forum just for the fun of it.
"my thing i more awesome and massive then your's"
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Old September 19th, 2011, 20:03   #8
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thing would work perfect with my mods

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Old September 19th, 2011, 20:09   #9
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thing would work perfect with my mods

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Dude, your mods are so awesome, I think you'd need two of them!
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Old September 19th, 2011, 23:41   #10
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Would that thing actually fit in the engine bay?
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Old September 20th, 2011, 01:10   #11
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use passanger side or trunk, plenty of space there, placeing turbo in the engine bay is so last year
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Old September 20th, 2011, 10:47   #12
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Lol ^^^^
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Old September 20th, 2011, 10:59   #13
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Delete engine.
Convert turbo to turbine jet...
???
Profit
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Old September 20th, 2011, 20:24   #14
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Delete engine.
Convert turbo to turbine jet...
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Profit
I like how you think

What movie/tv show is that from?
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Old September 20th, 2011, 23:24   #15
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KI5wAeJUbsA



sorry i honestly could not tell you...
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