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5 Things You Should Know When Building a Turbocharged Engine

If you're thinking of building a turbocharged engine, the information in this video will save you a lot of headache and sorrow. It will also save you some money.

I spent almost 2 years building my turbo Fairmont and I love the way it turned out. Sometimes though, I wish I had never gone for a turbo. Turbos are great, but they can be a real pain to set up properly. If you do decide that turbo is the way you want to go, I hope this video helps you on that journey.

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Engine Details

Displacement: 363cid

The Block: http://www.pbm-erson.com/Catalog/PBM/Block%20Kits/KITSBK-29

The Crank: http://www.pbm-erson.com/Catalog/PBM/Clearance/PBM85207

The Heads: https://performanceparts.ford.com/part/M-6049-X302

Compression: 8.9:1

The Cam: Comp Cams custom grind: 222@.050" 222@.050 .357"lobe lift .571" valve lift (1.6 rocker) .351" lobe lift .562" valve lift (1.6 rocker) 114º separation 4ºadvance

Modified: Edelbrock Performer RPM intake

The Carburetor: https://www.holley.com/products/fuel_systems/carburetors/demon/mighty_demon/parts/5402020BT

The Distributor: https://www.msdperformance.com/products/distributors/ford/parts/8582

The Ignition: https://www.msdperformance.com/products/ignitions/street_and_strip/parts/6462

The turbo Kit: http://www.on3performance.com/shop/1987-93-mustang-gtcobra-5-0-foxbody-turbo-system/

Links

Copper RTV: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01LZ7WZAT/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

The only gaskets I would consider: http://www.jegs.com/i/Mr-Gasket/720/7160/10002/-1

Stage 8 Locking Bolts: https://lmr.com/item/M9432A50/79-95-Mustang-50-302-58-351-Stage-8-Header-Bolt-Kit

Check out Kalvinator Engines: http://www.kalvinatorengines.com

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