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    GTE turbo

    How easy is it to put a turbo into a nova GTE?

    Does anyone know where i can get hold of a turbo unit and do it meself, or do i have to go somewhere like courtnay and get them to do it??

    Last thing, i presume it will nob up me insurance as well!?!?

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    Courteney is the simple but expensive route, look out for a LET engine and box - that is a popular conversion and there are people around to ask about it.

    AS for the insurance it all depends on the company, but one thing is for sure the premium will go up.

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    I know of an Irish bloke with a Yellow Nova SR who did his own turbo conversion, ergo turbo charged his SR engine. Did it all himself and it wasn't half bad. I don't know his name or if he uses this board but someone else may know who I'm on about.

    He made an appearence at the Gerald DAle RR day too.

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    yeah, I know someone who turboed his mates C180 Merc - anythings possible, it depends how good you are at doing the work.

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    If you were to get hold of a C20LET and F20 box preferably with LSD (assuming you are keeping engine std that is) and PVD fitting kit
    then me and RDS could fit it for you - A lot cheaper than bigger companys
    314.1 BHP @ 5779rpm, 358lbft @ 3913rpm, SQM 13.59sec with locked MH transfer box.
    Lock your own transfer box with the kit I can supply for just £75 inc free delivery!
    As featured in Total Vauxhall

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    hello friend.
    What is this engine?

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    Dont bother with the C20LET will upset the handling.

    A better balance is to go for either BIG Carbs of Throttle Boddies.

    Nice chunky power gains and for the same amount of money.

    Will also mean it handles really well.
    As you get older the toys just get more expensive.

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