N/A P'up Turbo Conversion Photos

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Re: N/A P'up Turbo Conversion Photos

Postby ronster » Sat Oct 31, 2015 9:54 pm

I think these are from down under as the truck is on Gumtree: http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/mooloolah-valley/engine-engine-parts-transmission/rodaeo-jackaroo-turbo-diesel/1091936211

Looks like a factory turbo manifold.

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Shiny, but no intercooler
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82 Isuzu Pup Dsl, 2wd, 5sp, Lb - 215k mi
63 Ford Falcon - 423k mi
00 Toyota 4-Runner SR5 - D4D 1KD-FTV converted - 133k mi
97 Toyota 4-Runner SR5 - TRD supercharged - 98k mi
02 Subaru WRX - TurboXS Stage 2 kit, - 140k mi

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Re: N/A P'up Turbo Conversion Photos

Postby ronster » Wed Aug 23, 2017 4:34 pm

I've not updated for a while. Looks like we have a new conversion to showcase. This is the first conversion of a stock exhaust manifold to accept a turbo by cutting off the bottom of the manifold and welding on a turbocharger flange. This sample comes from robgt22 working on his Passport - aka Rodeo.

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Chosen was the factory turbocharger orientation with the exhaust exiting the front of the turbo and a turbo with a three bolt flange. Included is a video of the truck running and driving.
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Test Fit
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Stock Manifold and Turbo
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Stock Manifold with new Turbo Flange
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Turbo Installation
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Final Product.
82 Isuzu Pup Dsl, 2wd, 5sp, Lb - 215k mi
63 Ford Falcon - 423k mi
00 Toyota 4-Runner SR5 - D4D 1KD-FTV converted - 133k mi
97 Toyota 4-Runner SR5 - TRD supercharged - 98k mi
02 Subaru WRX - TurboXS Stage 2 kit, - 140k mi

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Location: Atlanta, GA/Houston, TX/Asheville, NC
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Re: N/A P'up Turbo Conversion Photos

Postby ronster » Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:36 pm

So, for everyone trying to size a Turbo for a diesel engine, I found this gem of knowledge on the Mighty Car Mods youtube channel:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ligKWQzUg3U

Listen around minute #4.

Al is in Australia and goes by the name"Turbo Yoda" on facebook. I found him though watching Mighty Car Mods when they had some turbo gas projects. In the video above he is converting a Nissan Patrol from gas to diesel and provided his 2 cents on turbo sizing. When I wrote him on facebook he advised the following:

Turbo Yoda: An RHF4 or TFO35 would be appropriate for that engine but I don’t know where you could source one in the US. I would get on mambatek.com and search there.

I know others are looking for options. Just thought I would share and see what others on the forum might know.
82 Isuzu Pup Dsl, 2wd, 5sp, Lb - 215k mi
63 Ford Falcon - 423k mi
00 Toyota 4-Runner SR5 - D4D 1KD-FTV converted - 133k mi
97 Toyota 4-Runner SR5 - TRD supercharged - 98k mi
02 Subaru WRX - TurboXS Stage 2 kit, - 140k mi


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