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Time for a turbo upgrade.. 68hta or hx35?

Joe' GSX

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Mar 30, 2018
Houston, Texas
I now have my eclipse sitting in the garage with more time to be worked on since I picked up a new Ecoboost stang to daily. I'm looking to achieve close to 400AWHP , I already have : Aftermarket ebay manual boost controller, Injen air intake, Godspeed FMIC, GReddy Type -S recirculated bov, Stage 3 EFT Clutch & light weight flywheel. All maintenance is up to date.

I got the stock 7 bolt engine at the moment. Thinking of starting off with a Afpr & a turbo upgrade first along w/ dsm link. Stuck between the HX35 & FP68HTA.

Any recommendations?

Also considering a GST in my area that has a 7 blade HX35 already installed and running well w a 6 bolt built engine. Might be worth buying and swapping.

Any pointer for my power goal are welcome
 

19gsx91

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Apr 20, 2011
Walworth, New_York
^^ This is true. I'll have a freshly built 8 blade hx35 in a bep housing up for sale shortly as well.

I've run all. (hx35/ v168hta/v68hta) and the hx35 is my favorite with the v168hta being shortly behind. all of the above will hit power goals with e-85.

What sold me on the holset (inner ricer coming out) is the sound of the turbo spooling is intoxicating.
 

1990TSIAWDTALON

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Nov 14, 2013
Independence, Kansas
Now kids, settle down......:p
 

black97spyder

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Oct 13, 2012
independence, Kansas
Im running a bone stock 7 bolt with literally only headstuds my 95 awd auto car with a t3 twin scroll hx35 at 35psi on e85, @MorrisonFab consolidated runner twin scroll t3 manifold and FIC 1220s. I have less than $4k in the whole build including buying the car LOL. Have ran a best of 11.55 @ 120mph in the quarter and 7.43 @ 96mph in the 8th mile all while cutting horrible 1.9 sixty foot times from spinning all 4 off the line. Its making VERY good power and keeps up with 600hp domestics ALL DAY ;).
 

1990TSIAWDTALON

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Nov 14, 2013
Independence, Kansas
Hey now, she was a very PRETTY girl!!!! And boy do I need help, ask anyone, they will tell you "That guy needs help!" :ohdamn:

Glad to see MY SON posting up some results from his last outing to the track, which is making dad jealous!!!! :p
Good job Son!!!
 
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