TS Turbo on Stock pistons? - Alfa Romeo Forum
You are currently unregistered, register for more features.    
 
Thread Tools
(Post Link) post #1 of 4 Old 29-11-15 Thread Starter
Status: -
AO Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: United Kingdom
County: Kent
Posts: 137

Member car:

'00 GTV 2.0L TS

TS Turbo on Stock pistons?

Hey Folks, quick question, Would it be possible to run a 2.0 TS, turbo charged to about 220bhp without changing the Stock pistons/rods?

Would it be possible to just change the Head gaskets to 2 CF3 and 1 CF2 sandwiched to reduce compression
Larger Injectors
Aftermarket ECU with boost control etc.

Or would I need to go down the route of Forged Wossner pistons to reduce the compression to 8.5:1 even though I wouldnt plan to go for silly power?

thanks

Taylor
Taylor93 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Status: -
AO Platinum Member
 
Ralf S.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: The land that Time forgot
Posts: 13,065
For forced induction you need a lower Compression ratio, so an additional gasket would be the cheapest way to get that, rather than changing the pistons.

The OE pistons are good for 155bhp so an extra 50bhp sounds okay. Usually anything over a 30% power increase gets expensive.


Ralf S.
Ralf S. is offline  
Status: SOLD my 156!
AO Gold Member
 
gazza82's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: United Kingdom
County: Buckinghamshire
Posts: 9,067
Is an extra gasket or two going to lower the CR by enough though?
gazza82 is offline  
Status: -
AO Platinum Member
 
David C's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: London, England
Posts: 29,937
Depends how much boost you are going to run.
Plenty of people have run 0.5 Bar of boost on a std engine.

But if you try it, don't blame me if it fails....!
David C is offline  
Reply

Go Back   Alfa Romeo Forum > Supported Alfa Romeo Models > Technical & Vehicle Assistance > Engines (TS, JTS, JTD & V6)

Tags
pistons , stock , turbo

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome