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Re: calibra turbo transfer box options?
« Reply #15 on: January 16, 2009, 21:44:03 PM »
At the power levels attainable by a GT28, there is nothing wrong with a standard TX box.

'Full bore launch' will kill clutch before box.

The Qrew calibra has run three times in 3 years - not really a benchmark, lol.
I know of various running between 11.03 & 11.9 quarters; they all use standard boxes.

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Re: calibra turbo transfer box options?
« Reply #16 on: January 16, 2009, 21:50:56 PM »
I can help you with the fuel lines mate.

I used 8mm braided stainless steel lines, with compression fittings to mean they won't ever leak. I ran them through the car which gives added advantage of letting you run a wet pressure gauge and also means they are less likely to get damaged or corroded in the long run.

If you play your cards right you can end up with a fuel system that has virtually no joins in it ;) The stock fuel lines must have a dozen jubilee clips on them. Not good.




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Re: calibra turbo transfer box options?
« Reply #17 on: January 16, 2009, 22:00:06 PM »
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which gives added advantage of letting you run a wet pressure gauge
But surely the added disadvantage of breathing fumes into the cabin. ( happily correct me if the hose you have fitted doesn't)

Fitted mine out with JIC-6 hose & connectors from Speedflow - they are pretty local to you tommygards, simply drop in and they'll measure up/ cut to size etc.
( www.speedlow.co.uk )

I prefer an electronic fuel pressure gauge; a few bar of fuel running loose in the house doesn't inspire....

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Re: calibra turbo transfer box options?
« Reply #18 on: January 16, 2009, 22:37:07 PM »
But surely the added disadvantage of breathing fumes into the cabin. ( happily correct me if the hose you have fitted doesn't)

A lot of braided hoses do do that, but luckily Tweeks advised me of this at the time I ordered. They actually asked if they were going to be run inside/outside and supplied hose to suit, IIRC it's PTFE lined!
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Re: calibra turbo transfer box options?
« Reply #19 on: January 16, 2009, 22:38:17 PM »
I prefer an electronic fuel pressure gauge; a few bar of fuel running loose in the house doesn't inspire....

Even worse if your seats are so containing that it takes you 5 minutes to haul your ass out of them. Then there's the harnesses, the cage... :D
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