Upgrade 80 Diesel to Turbo

Submitted: Tuesday, Dec 02, 2003 at 01:00
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I am considering upgrading my 1993 80 with a Turbo before I journey into the unknown.
Are there any particular issues with doing this upgrade and if so what should I be looking fo.
As I am based in Perth which supplier would be the preferred one if there is more than one?
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Reply By: ross - Tuesday, Dec 02, 2003 at 01:26

Tuesday, Dec 02, 2003 at 01:26
Trev AXT turbos in Victoria seem to be popular.Im sure they would have a preferred installer over this way.I think the unit is about $2500.
A lot of installers want an engine to be new or near new before they go ahead otherwise there are warranty issues.
Do a search for their site under AXT turochargers.
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Reply By: thomo - Tuesday, Dec 02, 2003 at 16:29

Tuesday, Dec 02, 2003 at 16:29
I was going to do the same thing to mine i rang dts turbos in dandenong vic they have dealers in every state i think , bloke i talked to asked me how many klms it had done i told him 280000thou he said to get the injectors and pump rebuilt first and a compression test then it should be fine.i would say yours would be the same.
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Reply By: Truckster (Vic) - Tuesday, Dec 02, 2003 at 22:07

Tuesday, Dec 02, 2003 at 22:07
Was talking to Darren Mc the other night, he is a VERY well known 80 person.

there is one model 80 that DOESNT like Turbos, what engine do you have??

try www.lcool.org thats the 80/100 series homepage...
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