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Where to buy forged internals
Posted 06 December 2010 - 07:05 PM
Posted 06 December 2010 - 07:08 PM
Posted 06 December 2010 - 07:24 PM
Yea im bout to rebuild a motor as a spare i wan to rebuild it for turbo and i want to run 12-16lbs of boost. Where can i find the parts it is a 1996 legacy 2.2 ej22
I don't have any specifics on what Subaru does to beef up their turbo-charged engines - but I assume it's not all about using forged-steel parts, or not. A turbocharger raises the "effective" compression-ratio, so usually an engine that's going to see 16 lbs. of boost has to have lower compression-ratio pistons stuck into it - than a non-turbo engine uses. And, turbo-pistons usually get some sort of protective coatiing to sustain the extra heat. I suspect they might also do things like using bigger piston pins and rod bushing - but like I said -my comments are not specific to Subaru.
Posted 06 December 2010 - 11:25 PM
NASIOC.com has more of a performance-oriented crowd that will be able to help more with what and where to buy.
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