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About ste944

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    PCA (Porsche Club of America)
  • Present cars
    porsche 944
  • Future cars
    911 , old style bentley turbo
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    all performance fords
  1. low boost only till ive got a new engine to rebuild /low comp. then i'll wind it up on the standard n/a engine to see what it will take before it pops ....... call it a braniac style experiment lol yeah plumbing will have to be a diy make it up as i go along thing . i'll take plenty of pics along the way :)
  2. im converting it to turbo lol n/a is what it's stuck with now. i'm not forking out thousands on roller bearing ceramic this and that. ive got a garret t3 coming so will have to see how that goes :) not worried about 'lag'! , as said ,soon as its running nicely i'll run mild antilag anyway :)
  3. wasnt planning on using a 44 turbo unit on it but think i'll have to as theres virtually no clearance for what i wanted :( . going aftermarket for management (megasquirt ) and wideband o2 sensor for full 3d mapping. not sure what version yet as at some point i want anti lag but cant justify the higher priced ecu just for that at the min. using an xr2i efi loom and edis so ignition will be mappable and using a coil pack rather than dizzy. i'm pretty much sorted on everything now but turbo fitment :( if i go for a porsche 44T unit how far can i go with regards bigger housings / bigger replacement units in the future? what will a standard unit give (boost wise) without killing one every year ?.
  4. lol . thing is if i stick 944 turbo stuff in after spending nearly 2 grand ill have 220 bhp , to get to say 320bhp its going to cost more than same again id have thought ? expensive and a bit boring for me :( . i'd be happy to run 10/12 psi through the standard bottom end (with a good cooler and maybe w/i ) then once its tried and tested a rebuilt bottom end with either 44T pistons or other replacement , early spec rods all l/b can go in and see what it'll take 20+?. anyway is a 44t ecu fully mappable? has antilag been tried on one/is it even possible with the system its got?
  5. ford lol . im planning a turbo conversion later in the year so imo a bit of messing around now getting it onto something i know will pay off later. im just a bit lost on the cps / dizzy thing 44's run . im used to one or the other
  6. hi , i'm trying to find someone (to hassle with questions) that knows a good bit about the 944 2.5 8v oval dash management / ignition/ fuelling set up . after having engine troubles im doing a bit of research into a management swap . got a good understanding of what i want to use but not enough about what i'm going to be strapping it to lol . any help appreciated :) cheers
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