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what is the maximum amount of boost these engines can handle if running 8 to 1 compression?

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im reffering to a 1.8 16v with je pistons and pauter rods and apr hardware

[Modified by joeZX6, 7:21 PM 11-27-2001]
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8 to 1 compression? (joeZX6)

nobody knows?....a estimate would be good

[Modified by joeZX6, 10:51 AM 11-28-2001]
Re: 8 to 1 compression? (joeZX6)

maybe try the Forced Induction forum
Re: what is the maximum amount of boost these engines...? (joeZX6)

30-40psi depending on tuning, but no one really knows for sure how much boost can be handled. If you try running 50-60psi, and are successful, then you will have an 800-900hp motor.
No detonation please.

[Modified by Chris_P, 9:42 AM 11-28-2001]
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