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Old 17 Jan 2013, 10:31 am
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Default What are all the parts that a recommended to install a turbo in a 2002 Honda Accord EX V6 Vtec 3.0..

...L? My car is an automatic, I know i will get better performance if i had a manual so should i just sell it and get a manual?















-I've heard of people installing turbos in automatics before, but wouldn't it just be a waste? like split seconds off unless you had a manual.
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Old 17 Jan 2013, 11:31 am
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Old 17 Jan 2013, 11:46 am
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A decent turbo kit will cost 4-6 grand. Then if you can't install it, you have to pay someone to do it for you. After you buy your turbo kit though, you still need a new 2 or 3 bar map sensor, bigger injectors, Hondata, a 255lph fuel pump, low compression rods/pistons and then have it tuned. I am keeping this very simple, as most people don't realize how much work goes into turboing a car, so if you aren't willing to spend 8-10 grand to safely turbo your car keep your current car.































EDIT: Split seconds is a lot in a drag race... There is a huge difference in a car that can do the 1/4 mile in 12 seconds and one that does it in 11 seconds.You can turbo a automatic, but they just don't hold up as long as a manual, and you can not choose the shifting point like you can in a manual. So like I said, if you really want to spend up to 10 grand to turbo your car sell/trade it for a manual. Then start from there and read read read. Go on honda-tech.com. Fine the forced induction thread, and before you ask question read read read the FAQ. It will take you days to just fully understand how a turbo works. You need to research if you really want to do this. You can't just slap a turbo on and go.
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Old 17 Jan 2013, 12:01 pm
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I wouldn't do it for several reasons: 1. You'll have a hard time finding a kit made for your car...don't believe there's a turbo kit that fits your configuration. That means you'll face a load of serious challenges in fitting a unit to the car and dealing with numerous issues that only highly experience tuner shops are equipped to handle. You could end up spending big $$ only to end up with a very disappointing outcome. 2. There's already a supercharger kit made for the J30A1 engine/2002 Accord. Check out CT-Engineering. It would be a far better bet to go with a pre-engineered solution like that. The unit adds about 45 whp. 3. Your car suffers from a weak transmission. Honda paid out millions on a lost class action lawsuit where up to 8% of the Accord V6 transmissions were failing. Increasing power to a transmission that's marginal is not a good idea. Adding power tends to reveal inherent weaknesses in a drive train and the tranny is definitely a big one on the 6th Generation V6 Accords. I own such a car, and have done mild mods, having followed various Honda tuner sites.
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