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vg turbo or non turbo

Postby ASHTC510 » 05 Mar 2014 10:41

Hello Jedi dimers I've found two donors vg turbo and non.If I go turbo do I have the same modification or does it get more complicated.Need your advise.[quote][/quote]

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Re: vg turbo or non turbo

Postby PoorMtnKid » 05 Mar 2014 11:04

Im not a master on this subject but I do remeber something about the turbo piping running behind the engine ( Firewall side ) that gives problems.

There are a few build threads here with both, I suggest looking at what they did for ideas.
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Postby okayfine » 05 Mar 2014 12:42

It gets more complicated. As PMK indicates, the turbo needs to be relocated. In addition to the turbo piping connecting the banks, the turbo also sits where the steering box sits.
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Re: vg turbo or non turbo

Postby yellowdatsun » 30 Jun 2014 14:44

Does this site not get much activity anymore? No replies since March?

There's a LOT to consider between turbo and n/a VG's. Two big things to consider here, an N/A VG will be plenty of power for most 510 owners, and a turbo VG will be way more than enough power for most 510 owners. I built a VG34E, which I think splits the difference. The track car I'm building will be a turbo VG30E, and my GF's car is an N/A VG30E. Lots of plumbing work for the turbo, with custom exhaust manifolds needed, all the intercooler piping, the intercooler, etc. Lots of extra work. The N/A version is actually relatively simple to install. Cheap too if you can build (modify) your own oil pan, and engine/tranny mounts.

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Re: vg turbo or non turbo

Postby two_68_510s » 30 Jun 2014 16:03

yellowdatsun wrote:Does this site not get much activity anymore? No replies since March?



Everyday, but it is a kind of back and forth thing, the OP seems to have lost interest.
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Re: vg turbo or non turbo

Postby ASHTC510 » 03 Sep 2014 23:54

[img]0829[/img]Here is what I got 84 300 zx 50th with 47000 miles run like new will be pulling motor ,tranny ,ecu wiring,rearff,calipers this fall.This is my 71 510 I'm putting it in.Will be buying oil pan from experimental engineering and also motor mounds.Plenium will be from a 200 sx with exhaust manifolds also from local junkyard..I will try to start sometime in winter.

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Re: vg turbo or non turbo

Postby Byron510 » 04 Sep 2014 06:08

The photo links didn't work, but I'll assume you went naturally aspirated.

I've not driven a turbo VG conversation myself in a 510, but I can tell you that the naturally aspirated conversation in unmodified form goes plenty quick with excellent driveability and access to all major components not being an issue.

Certainly keep us posted.

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Re: vg turbo or non turbo

Postby big_e-dog » 07 Sep 2014 03:30

bump.. ill be chiming in. what questions do ya have...

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Re: vg turbo or non turbo

Postby grimlid » 08 Mar 2017 23:31

Nice credentials.
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