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Old 09-14-2010, 08:49 PM   #11
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If you have cash burning a hole in your pocket, then do it. Oh the tools I could buy with a grand. Hmm, I'll have that next week in fact.
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Do it yo chicken hahahaha
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Thats one big purple chicken lol
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Turbo the Ferio?
Ooooh me like this idea. Do a twincharged setup
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Turbo the Regal, get another guy just to stand around and take pictures, and post them... i wanna see
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Unfortunately, I've got to side with your "good" voice. A grand for a complete turbo kit is an awesome deal, and I'm sure you'd love it, but if you bought the Regal specifically to be a lower-power, transmission-hugging DD, adding a turbo isn't going to help. You'd probably end up buying yet another GM in a few years because the Regal got too fast.
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Unfortunately, I've got to side with your "good" voice. A grand for a complete turbo kit is an awesome deal, and I'm sure you'd love it, but if you bought the Regal specifically to be a lower-power, transmission-hugging DD, adding a turbo isn't going to help. You'd probably end up buying yet another GM in a few years because the Regal got too fast.

If he knew how to drive transmission'* wouldn't be an issue hahahaha
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If he knew how to drive transmission'* wouldn't be an issue hahahaha
Easy now. The engine that can warp time was cracking transmissions at 3/4 throttle.
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I'd say go for it. From what I have heard, a turbo 3800 is easier on a transmission than a supercharged 3800, simply because the power increase is more steady. Its not instantaneous. That, and absence of parasitic loss should have you getting better fuel economy as well.
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That'* true, yes, you won't be spinning a supercharger all the time. The exhaust flow spinning a turbine is actually not as terrible for gas mileage. Plus, it'* amazing! If you choose not to go with a turbo, then please fix that transmission and go for a ride in the car.

I remember Ben telling me his car ran a 13.1 1/4 mile on stock tires, stock everything except rockers and the turbo. He even spun the tires and couldn't get a good launch.
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