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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-30-2018, 05:32 PM Thread Starter
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Need help, turbo in a 2010 LT

Hey guys, new to the forum but I just bought a 2010 4dr lt, basically brand new with 33 000 km on it, I wanna put a turbo in and wondering if anyone can give me some help with what all I would need to buy and upgrade to safely and effectively get the use of my turbo without causing unnecessary damage to other parts.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-30-2018, 05:58 PM Thread Starter
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Or a good supercharger, anyone know what a good make ad size would be?
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-30-2018, 07:09 PM
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The 2010 2.2l wasn't really designed for boost. It's going to need a lot of parts to make it work "safely" with a turbo. I'm not even sure the block is strong enough for any significant boost. I'm sure my boosted friends will chime in soon.

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The LAP block can handle a bit of boost safely. You just can't go crazy with it. I'm pushing about 11 psi on a supercharger, and it's holding together. I just wouldn't suggest going over 12 psi.


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