4zc1 turbo mods

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4zc1 turbo mods

Post by sirloin005 » Thu Aug 17, 2006 7:20 pm

Hi, I was wondering if there was anyplace to buy engine upgrades for the 4zc1. Please forgive me for asking a question whos answer might seem obvious or has been asked before but these cars are not that common and dont have a very large following so information is hard to get. I'm considering buying one just for fun on the streets but I'm just wondering on how much improvising is going to be needed to make her faster.

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Post by Bugle » Fri Aug 18, 2006 12:51 am

You can get home made T2-T3 flanged exhaust manifolds off Ebay made for Geminis occasionally which will fit the engine. That allows you to bolt on many off the shelf turbos but then you're on your own piping up the new turbo to the intake.
There's no aftermarket support for these cars unless the parts were made for Geminis and just happen to fit on a Piazza.

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Post by GeminiCoupe » Fri Aug 18, 2006 9:22 am

Definately buy one, they are alot of fun :supz:

As for aftermarket parts, depends on what you want out of the car. The engine itself is actually pretty common and are well known when it comes to whats needed to make it go fast. What do you want to spend and how fast do you want to go? If you willing to get an aftermarket ECU and have a custom turbo manifold made, theres no limit to what you can do.

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Post by Impulsive Yank » Mon Aug 21, 2006 7:01 am

theres good parts swapping from the 2.6 that are upgrades - larger runner intake manifold, bigger TB and MAF. aftermarket performance ignition coils, Magnecor wires, Fidanza flywheel are still available.
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Post by speedracerles » Tue Jun 03, 2008 9:43 am

Hay guys i would like to get in on this, I would like to make my car faster and money is no object. Im looking to get hooked up ok so if there is anyone out there who is willing to help out that would be cool. also Im thinking about doing One lap of america too.... Hit me back if theres anything out there peace...Speed
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Post by Chris » Fri Jun 13, 2008 8:39 pm

search the forum for the rodeo conversion
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Post by speedracerles » Sat Oct 11, 2008 12:13 am

So what do you think about this guys set up, I like it alot....
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Post by madmike » Tue Oct 14, 2008 4:58 pm

where's the link bro?
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Post by speedracerles » Wed Oct 15, 2008 7:29 am

Im trying to get it...
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Post by speedracerles » Sun Mar 15, 2009 6:18 pm

Is there anyone on here That makes a T3-T4 flanged exhaust manifold, I want to put a bigger turbo on

my Jr. Is there anything else I would need to do the job? Like ecu remapping or something like that.

Also has eneyone ever got there car chipped out?
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Post by wedgenut » Sun Mar 15, 2009 8:56 pm

There is nothing you can do with the standard ECU, they don't have removable chips so best you go aftermarket ecu
So many cars, so little cash

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Post by speedracerles » Mon Mar 16, 2009 6:47 am

what ecu would best fit with the set up for a t3-t4 turbo upgrade? Thanks for that info as well....LOL hit me back
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Post by Bugle » Mon Mar 16, 2009 12:11 pm

Best ECU would be what your local tuners are able to tune. We've got a few local companies in Australia who make good ECU's but dunno if anyone over there would be familiar with them, except for maybe Motec but they're really expensive.

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Post by wedgenut » Mon Mar 16, 2009 8:12 pm

Haltech or Link are good and they have USA representation I believe but there will be others made over there I guess
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Post by speedracerles » Wed Apr 22, 2009 7:22 pm

Is there anyone on here That makes a T3-T4 flanged exhaust manifold?
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