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Toyota Corolla, Performance Mods
#1 of 28 Turbo Corolla???
Apr 21, 2005 (8:07 am)
I have a 1991 Toyota Corolla DX and an interested in turbocharging it. Has anyone ever done this?
Apr 21, 2005 (9:05 am)
I have a friend in Maryland I think he has a kit for that car.. is it front wheel drive or rear?
Apr 21, 2005 (2:42 pm)
If you can find Dennis Wade (posts as badtoy), he turbocharged his Corolla with the help of Toysport. But I think his was quite a bit never than yours (1999?). I'll see if I still have an e-mail for him.
#4 of 28 I'm here....
Apr 27, 2005 (7:21 pm)
Nice to have a topic we can sink our teeth into!
Yes, I had a 2000 Corolla with a Garrett T25; it ran about 5.5 lbs of boost wihout intercooling, and was very strong and entertaining. Never had any problems with it, and I still got 28-30 mpg.
There are any number of places who can install a turbo for you -- just don't get too crazy with the stock engine, or the bottom end will bo away on you. I would also suggest intercooling, for top all-around performance, especially on hot days.
May 04, 2005 (1:13 pm)
All this has been helpful. I have been doing a lot of research and I have found a complete turbo kit with intercooler for my car. The price is right around $2500, so its not that bad. I'll be buying the kit in 2months. I need some time to save some money. http://www.nolimitmotorsport.com/prod/TC2001-X
May 04, 2005 (1:14 pm)
Garrett Turbo with wastegate set for 6 pounds of boost
Cast exhaust manifold and exhaust outlet
Chrome heat shield
Down pipe with gasket
Map unit (black box)
2 injectors and interface block
Injection control unit with turbo timer
Blow off valve
*Fuel pressure regulator
High flow intercooler
Polished aluminum piping for intercooler
*Air cleaner and piping
Stainless steel braided lines for water cooling of turbo and all fittings
#8 of 28 Re: Turbo Kit [91rolladx]
May 04, 2005 (1:32 pm)
Is that Turbo Specialties Kit?
#9 of 28 Turbo Back Exhaust
May 04, 2005 (3:44 pm)
From my understanding it is alo a great idea to run turbo back exhaust when you turbo your car. I havent been able to find any turbo back exhaust systems for my car. does anyone know where a system is available for the 1.6l 4afe toyota engine???
May 04, 2005 (3:44 pm)
Yea it is turbo specialties