I've been looking into turbo's for decades just because I always found them sortof fascinating, but today I was wondering if some forum members who are more technically advanced would be willing to chime in on what would be a best approach to turbo-ing this motor using the stock fuel injectors, and some third party piggy back closed loop control system. Say the goal is to get at least 50% bolt on gains, and to try to stay in the 3-6.5psi boost range. I believe that is a realistic, conservative, target for the project. If using the stock injectors can only deliver 35% bolt on gains, I'm ok with that. I am going to research Holden - best leads I found yet.
So this would be the smallest turbo that could achieve such a design, I believe if I am correct, an oversized turbo will work just fine, but there will be noticeable turbo lag - something I'd like to avoid. Superchargers are cool too but would be too exepensive for the budget of this project..
So if anyone would like to offer some discussion I would appreciate it, whether positive, negative, whatever the case. Perhaps I can find a wrecked Sonic LTZ and pull the turbo, header and manifold off it?? Maybe not, these types of decisions would require some advanced techies who've actually turboed stuff, and I know there were several back when I first joined this forum. Its just that I've tried searching the forum about turboes and not very much is showing up, at least from my efforts, i am aware about always searching the forum first before asking questions.. and that leads me back to this basis:
-turbo from some boneyard car installed, space made to fit it etc.
-diy intake and exhaust manifolds that are ported
I do believe turboing this motor would not be a waste of time and/or money.. and I bet it still would get decent gas mileage
So theres a start - any feeback appreciated, forum members, especially anyone who has turboed any kind of Fuel Injected IAT/MAP 4 cylinder DOHC motor before, or anyone who is familiar with PowerCommander5 and MegaSquirt installations on Cars/Motorcycles. Send me a pm if you don't want to post.