d16a8 Turbo?

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  1. tip

    tip New Member

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    hey, let's say i want to turbo my honda D16a8 DOHC engine (i don't want to boost a lot let's say max boost 7psi with a ct12 or ct9 turbo) do i have to change my engine internals(crank,rods,pistons etc)? or can i leave them stock.
    i am not a cheap Ba....., if that's what you're thinking, i'm still a student so it's a toooo much for me to pay...
     
  2. civicspencer

    civicspencer New Member Registered VIP

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    We D series are SOHC (single over head cam) B series are DOHC ( Dual over head cams)
    But im not familiar with D series but I've seen plenty of people do this set up and runs nice but don't know how reliable it would be

    What is you power goal if you have one
     
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    Blood_Shot Banned Registered VIP

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    a8 is dohc dude
     
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    Blood_Shot Banned Registered VIP

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    so answer the OP's question, if you feel your bottom end is in good enough shape 6-8psi on a small turbo will be fine
     
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    2slo4u wait4me Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

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    You mghy have to have an adapter plate made to use those turbos. Look around for a nice tdo4, tdo5, or a t3/t4 with a small exhaust side. It'd be good for daily driving on low psi set ups. What is the budget your setting for yourself though? A full kit and tuning should run about a grand +-
     
  7. tip

    tip New Member

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    OK thanks for your info but i think i'm gonna stay n/a for now, my friend has a complete t04 kit i'm going to save up for it).

    i'm thinking of going 2,25'' in my exhaust(make it myself) and buy the DC headers (are these headers good?)
    B series throttle body,
    which spark plugs can i buy for the car??
    do they sell cams for the D16a8 DOHC? or can i put cams of another engine to make the car drive better??
     
  8. Blood_Shot

    Blood_Shot Banned Registered VIP

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    ugh, no offense to the OP but Im tired of these super noobs

    2slo has the floor
     
  9. speedygonzales

    speedygonzales Royal Member ~ RonJ Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

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    here are a couple sites that you might find useful. http://www.google.com , http://yahoo.com and there is also the ever present search bar in the upper right hand corner of this site
     
  10. Mern

    Mern Come at me bro.

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    Lol lets not kill the OP over this.
     
  11. tip

    tip New Member

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    ok thanks for the sites,
     


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