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Old 06-14-2005, 01:28 PM   #31
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Yeah, the oil inside the turbo has to be cooled. It'll destroy your turbo very quickly if it doesn't idle for a few minutes after each run.
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Yeah, the oil inside the turbo has to be cooled. It'll destroy your turbo very quickly if it doesn't idle for a few minutes after each run.
I believe we've got it hooked up to an oil cooler, much like the transmission cooler, and that is what the fan will be placed on.
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It'll still be a safe call to have the turbo timer. There'll be a time when you're in a big hurry and can't just sit in your car, keys in, letting it idle.
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It'll still be a safe call to have the turbo timer. There'll be a time when you're in a big hurry and can't just sit in your car, keys in, letting it idle.
Well my car starter will start the car and idle it for anywhere between 5-15mins....(whatever I set it at). Not saying it'* the best solution.... but it'* not a totally bad one.
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You don't have to worry about idle at startup just after you have been driving around for awile before you shut off the car. I really don't think that it is going to be that big of a deal anyways. . . .it will make the turbo last longer but how much longer who knows?. . . . . Maybe if your raggin the crap out of the car or something I dont know?!
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Hrm... *begins search for a 90 and 91 SSE in the classifieds*

Now I need to do one of these... which one... who knows. How did you fab up the rear manifold? Got any pictures of that out of the car?
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llBlazin_llLo the starter idea wasn't for startup...... it was for what repinS said about being in a hurry and having to leave the car. Maybe I wasn't clear.... I could use the starter feature to let the car continue to run for minutes after I've left the car.... so I wouldn't have to sit and wait for her to cool down.
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http://www.2kracing.com/index.php/cPath/476_500

$100 to make your engine last alot longer. If you dont let it cool down, the turbo will cook its own bearings.
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I really don't think that it is going to be that big of a deal anyways. . . .it will make the turbo last longer but how much longer who knows?. . . . . Maybe if your raggin the crap out of the car or something I dont know?!
It'* a huge deal. It'll make the difference with whether your turbo will last probably about 125,000 miles (200,000km), or even less - but if you take care of it, a turbo should do you at least 400,000km (250k mi). I remember seeing a little spot on a Canadian car show (Motoring, they're credible) with a bloke with an 80'* Volvo 740. ~450,000km and on the original turbo. He was absolutely positively ANAL about letting it idle afterwards and letting the car get up to operating temps before boosting significantly. Burns a bit of oil, but nothing to be alarmed about. If that isn't a testament to turbo maintainence, I don't know what is
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Yeah, the oil inside the turbo has to be cooled. It'll destroy your turbo very quickly if it doesn't idle for a few minutes after each run.
Takes thousands of hours of operation with out a cool down to mess up a turbo. I don't think that if you're short on time and need to shut down and run....You'll be fine. 100'* of times over none the less.
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