Thoughts on a turbo for the 1.9

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Thoughts on a turbo for the 1.9

Postby Shaggyman1 » Tue Jan 08, 2019 9:25 pm

I've got an 86 4 speed been toying with the thought of putting a turbo on it and advise and recommendations on this?

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Re: Thoughts on a turbo for the 1.9

Postby diceman469 » Mon Jan 21, 2019 3:55 pm

I'm working on this right now. I'm going the standalone route and am in the parts acquisition phase. So far I have a T25 from a SAAB 900, Megasquirt 1 standalone computer with an EDIS ignition setup from an old Ford, an Innovative LC-2 wideband and I just grabbed an I-TEC intake manifold and fuel system from a 1988 Trooper. I still need a fuel pump, boost-referenced fuel pressure regulator and to figure out the turbo manifold. Right now I'm going to convert the engine to EFI and worry about the turbo later.

If you've never done this before, start reading. There is a lot to learn to do this correctly. I've already turbocharged a VW Cabriolet using a Megasquirt 2, so I am familiar with what I'm doing.

Good Luck!
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Re: Thoughts on a turbo for the 1.9

Postby AJ Dragon » Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:06 pm


Here is a link to someone who has done it.