TURBO KIT INSTALL 96 LX450 CXRACING and CUSTOM

LandCruiserPhil

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@mario65 Could be to early to ask buy...
Using your numbers I come up with roughly $4350 including all the pre turbo work you did. Sounds like you upgraded where you felt the weak points were and put money into a nice turbo. Where do you feel you weak point is now if any going forward?

$350 for SS exhaust sounds like a steal
 

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No I agree I think you have a great setup, but you can't really call it a CX Racing kit. The Precision Turbo alone makes it a much better setup.

I don't think that I saw it mentioned but yes you will definitely want to run plugs that are 2 steps colder since you can't pull ignition timing with boost on the stock computer.

I am not trying to be argumentative but like I mentioned earlier it sounds like you have some hookups and your costs are not comparable to what most would pay.

I know 10psi sounds like a pretty safe number but I would start low and work up especially with the smaller 58mm turbo you are using.

Excited to see how it all works out for you.


Stock to me is my setup, exhaust, fuel pump change, plugs, and shift kit. If I can't hit 10 psi safely ill be surprised. Anywhere close to that will be enough and will be where I stop. Im just trying to get the pig to move swiftly. I don't see it being fast and would never spend the money to make it fast.
 
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Yep for sure the BW turbo's are really great for their price point and with the new CNC wheels are packing a lot of tech and performance. That is why I picked it for the kit. And yeah if someone has the ability to make their own manifold I would definitely go that way over CX as well. Not to mention I would use stock quality wastegates, hoses, lines, fittings, etc. But I guess if you don't really care about quality/longevity and the 80 is just something to play with like an 90's honda, the CX kit is built for exactly that customer and it is kind of how they got started.
The CW racing kit is a very good kit for someone not wanting to spend a lot of money. and doesn't want their truck down for 6 months wasting time trying to buy every pipe and piece to make it work. That Chinese turbo is more than enough for 10 psi and will last a long time at that psi. I didnt want it but that was more preference than need. The manifold, pipes, fittings, IC are all as good as any out there. Is the wastage and blow off valve cheap? Yea but who cares. Its 10 psi. It will do just fine.

What I did is the way to go. I recommend it to anyone. Very inexpensive, fast setup, no major changes to the truck, quality turbo and worst case Ill buy a better blow off valve and waste gate. I was down 2 weeks waiting for parts. 1 more week and im on the road and not writing theoretical posts.
 

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Haha if you think those are as good as any out there, you and I obviously shop in very different places. lol

Their intercoolers have very low pressure drop but have been proven not to cool well.

The manifolds are 400 series stainless which is not recommended for turbo applications. It is much thicker than it used to be but still is not ideal.

Hoses and fittings well, did you use them?

The CW racing kit is a very good kit for someone not wanting to spend a lot of money. and doesn't want their truck down for 6 months wasting time trying to buy every pipe and piece to make it work. That Chinese turbo is more than enough for 10 psi and will last a long time at that psi. I didnt want it but that was more preference than need. The manifold, pipes, fittings, IC are all as good as any out there. Is the wastage and blow off valve cheap? Yea but who cares. Its 10 psi. It will do just fine.

What I did is the way to go. I recommend it to anyone. Very inexpensive, fast setup, no major changes to the truck, quality turbo and worst case Ill buy a better blow off valve and waste gate. I was down 2 weeks waiting for parts. 1 more week and im on the road and not writing theoretical posts.
 
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@mario65 Could be to early to ask buy...
Using your numbers I come up with roughly $4350 including all the pre turbo work you did. Sounds like you upgraded where you felt the weak points were and put money into a nice turbo. Where do you feel you weak point is now if any going forward?

$350 for SS exhaust sounds like a steal
These guys doing the exhaust do a lot of work for us. He does do things as inexpensive as he can for me. Im thinking by the time he makes the DP, puts on 3 bungs, 2 VBands, a high flow CAT and muffler he may have to raise the price. Well see. He's starting on it tomorrow.
Reference changes, I can only say I have to see how the wastegate and BOV do their job. I like everything else so far.

I did the same thing with my 335. A shop called on3 sells a full kit with Chinese parts. I heard the same trash talking for their parts. now it seems after someone ran 9's with their hot parts, everyone is shutting their mouth. With the on3 I bought my own turbo, WG and BOV and the kits been awesome. Hopefully this will do the same.
 

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These guys doing the exhaust do a lot of work for us. He does do things as inexpensive as he can for me. Im thinking by the time he makes the DP, puts on 3 bungs, 2 VBands, a high flow CAT and muffler he may have to raise the price. Well see. He's starting on it tomorrow.
Reference changes, I can only say I have to see how the wastegate and BOV do their job. I like everything else so far.

I did the same thing with my 335. A shop called on3 sells a full kit with Chinese parts. I heard the same trash talking for their parts. now it seems after someone ran 9's with their hot parts, everyone is shutting their mouth. With the on3 I bought my own turbo, WG and BOV and the kits been awesome. Hopefully this will do the same.
Thanks for sharing. :cool: Looking forward to the finished install.
Is this the same turbo you are using ►Precision 5858 DBB
Where are you located?
 
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