It looks awesome as!!! I was thinking the same thing! How long did it take, do you know at all??? Also how did he make the new bezel, is it just a fibreglassed up bezel from the Computer screen? I don't need a tutorial/step-by-step instructions, just an idea is all. Another quick one, what screen is it??? I'd like to know as it looks 2 be pretty much a perfect fit!!! Anyway good luck with your project DJ. I'm off to Europe for a while soooooo, I may start when I get back.
Merry Christmas to all, have a safe and Happy New Year!!!!!
Edit: What are those curious looking lights down the bottom for???
im not sure how long it took him, he has been working on it for a while. on and off.
he bought a new facia to cut up and use for the bottom but. it is narrower than the top so he had to cut it down re join it.
the screen is just a generic 7"
the funny buttons down the bottom tun the screen on off and the other is power to the pc..
there really bright.. he is going to dim them a bit.
the turbo is a GT40 if i am not mistaken,
My CNC'er helped ford develop the Turbo system for it
We use a GT3540, which is a hybrid turbo with an internal wastegate, and not part of the standard Garrett turbo catalog. It uses a GT40 compressor, and GT35 turbine.
A GT40 is recommended for a displacement of 3.5 to 5 litres.
A GT35 is recommended for a displacement of 2.5 to 3.2 litres.
The largest version of a stock GT40 is rated by Garrett to 650HP.
The largest version of a stock GT35 is rated by Garrett to 510HP.
I was told the compressor trim is 50. The Garret catalog lists the GT40 compressor as .58 A/R (not .5), with compressor wheel of 82mm, and maximum corrected air flow of around 57 lb/min. A larger compressor is available, with 88mm wheel, .72 A/R and 54 trim.
Turbine wheel is 68mm, trim is 84, exhaust housing is 1.05 A/R (based on Garret catalog, but Iíve seen it as quoted elsewhere as 1.06).
The relatively larger compressor supports larger air flow, the relatively smaller turbine is good for good turbo spool-up at lower revs; so the turbo is good for a low-boost / strong mid range torque situation.
The stock turbo works very well until you try to crank up the boost, at which time the smaller exhaust presents a flow problem. Once you get over 300rwkw itís best to modify the wastegate and use a larger swing valve, and maybe make a few other mods to the exhaust housing to improve flow.
I expect to be able to use this turbo (in modified form) up to around 450rwkw.
The above information has been obtained from various sources, as Iíve yet to look at the housings and wheels in detail, so I welcome any further clarification.
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