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Turbo I installed a new turbo on my 1997 mitsubishi eclipse. It bolts on but the turbo is facing away from my intercooler i need to know where i can get custom pipe from and also what i need to do to get it running properly once i have it bolted on. do i need to take it to someone to get it tuned? Where should my waste gate be positioned? please help

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  • skaterdude17 Jul 21, 2008

    it is a 16g on my eclipse GST the old turbo went bad i got this one replaced it and it feels like its dragging *** (dont know how to set psi on wastegate) also i need to know what is the cheapest safe way to pipe it to my stock intercooler.Im need my car fast as possible. help.

  • skaterdude17 Jul 22, 2008

    well what do i have to do after i get it piped in order to make it run well it just feels like the compression i dont know that much about cars im just learning but im mechanically inclined so i like to do it myself. what is it about that bolt that you can tighten and loosen that controls the valve inside the turbo... thats part of the waste gate actuator??? where should that nut be i moved it up and down a bit... the piping website you sent me is great now i just need to figure out how to make it run smooth

  • alex metro
    alex metro May 11, 2010

    what kind of turbo is it? 14b?16g? T3/T4? could you give details about your set-up or a pic?

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Okay, for a 16g on a 2g you should get an install kit. its the easiest way to do it. you could also piece your own together. i would recomend getting one HERE .

for a complete step by step guide w/ pics, check out the VFAQ

now i hope your 16g came with a wastegate actuator because you can't use the one off of the T25. if it didn't come with one, you can use a 1g actuator off of either the 14b or the 13g.
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now, the internal wastegate/wastegate actuator isn't adjustable.
for more boost, you can get a boost controller, or
if you want to increase your boost by 2-3psi you can remove the restrictor in the wastegate solenoid. here is a step-by-step guide for removing it.
(if you want to run more boost than that your gonna want to get larger fuel injectors first.)

if your just running a stock ecu, no tuning is required. but if you already have a tunable system (like DSM Link, E-manage, AEM or even a SAFC) it wouldn't hurt to adjust the tune a little.

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