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Old 02-20-2009, 08:20 AM   #7
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Carbed turbo's are "interesting". It can be done and work well, but it's a heck of a lot harder to do than EFI. Those straight sixes really just become huge torque monsters with a turbo. I've seen a few 300s (the 240's big brother) pushing about 10 psi. They barely made 200 horsepower but they put well over 400 ft-lbs to the ground. I'm not sure that's the kind of engine you want in a car.
2011 Ford Ranger 2.3 5-spd; 2001 Ford Ranger 2.3T Lima 5-spd;
1992 Explorer 4wd 5-spd; 2000 Ford Excursion 6.8 4wd;
1995 Ford F-250 4wd 4.9 ZF-5 D60 SAS;
Past: 1990 Ranger 2.3 Turbo
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