Taking a different approach by dropping a turbocharged stock 346ci LS1 engine into a lighter weight VL Commodore is a smart move. With just 8psi Boost on board and combating a flaring transmission on the night this Holden shows you can't beat cubic inches.
LS1 twin turbo Holden HG first dyno tune
Steven Loader's Holden HG street cruiser receives it's first Dyno tune at MPW. The car has
been fitted with a GM LS1 V8 346ci stock internal engine and turbonetics turbochargers. Boost is currently set at a low 7psi. An E85
fuel system is in place to accommodate a Boost increase at a later date.
MPW Melbourne Performance Warehouse, Australia
LS1 Power - Turbo VN Commodore
Jason's Holden VN Commodore LS1PWR hits the drag strip for the first time
in two years. The car had run into the 9s using a stock internal 346ci
engine but is now powered by a 408ci stroker V8. The turbocharged VN blazes the tyres before netting a
9.45 at 152mph pass.
40psi BOOST Powerskid ~ COLEYZ VL Commodore
Shaun isn't afraid to thrash his Garrett turbo equipped Nissan RB30 powered Holden VL
Commodore. Recent changes include the switch to a Haltech EFI system with
current power around 700hp to the wheels.
Easter Car Mania, Winton Motor Raceway Australia - April 20th 2014
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Music: Severed Fifth
Tough VN SS street car - 427 Holden power
Phil's VN Commodore SS is powered by a 427ci twin throttle Holden V8 engine
featuring a C.O.M.E Racing alloy block built by Advanced Engine Performance
making 675hp on 98 unleaded pump fuel. The car hooks up well through 255
2000 HP Commodore VL at NRE. New 441(7.2L) SBC Beast! NRE TV episode 191. Nelson Racing Engines.
First of all, thank you all for pushing us past 30,000 subscribers! The
best is yet to come from NRE. This new small block engine uses NRE's big
88 MM Mirror turbos; that's unusual.
Look how quickly this engine glows the headers! It means business, yet it
is streetable. Keep in mind this engine is not from NRE's Warrior Series.
Go to http://NelsonRacingEngines.com for more information. For help
getting your product or service to the marketplace go to
How to Turbo - Part 1
After buying a Euro car last episode, Marty discovers he has not yet found
his perfect vehicle... In this extended episode, we reveal what he got, and
show how to make it faster.
Wanna show the world that you fix your own shizzle? MCM stickers, ti shirts
and other mad shizuoika available here:
Official Site: http://www.mightycarmods.com
Music from the episode is available here:
http://www.mightycarmods.com/collections/music (Forced Induction by MOOG
was featured in this episode)
Also something to note around Mighty Car Mods: we are normal guys and are
not trained mechanics. We like to make interesting car mods and show you
how we've gone about it, but we can't promise that anything we show you
will work for your particular car, or that you won't harm yourself, someone
else, your car or your warranty doing it. Please be safe, be responsible
and unless you know what you're doing, do not fool around with very serious
machinery just because you've seen us make it look so easy. Talk to a
qualified mechanic if you are in any doubt.
VH Commodore V8 twin turbo
Luke's Holden VH Commodore has been given a through update. Using a stock
bottom end GM L98 6-litre V8 engine, power comes from a pair of non
intercooled eBay turbochargers running
on E85 ethanol. Even on low Boost
the car is making around 480kW to the wheels.
Ford 4L turbo Holden VL Calais - Turbowerx
A red body shell housing a blue oval heart, Graham Harrison of turbowerx Automotive runs into the 7-second zone
piloting his Ford 4L Barra turbo powered
Holden VL Calais at the 2012 Brisbane Sport Compact Jamboree. Modifications
include a Garrett GTX45 turbocharger,
MicroTech LT16 computer, Powerglide transmission and 4-link rear end
running through 33x10.5in tyres.
FAST V8 turbo Holden Commodore street car
Luke Foley's wild Holden VH Commodore street car hits the track with a new
engine setup in the way of a GM 408ci LS2 V8 complete with a mid frame turbonetics 88mm turbocharger. The ran into the nines on Luke's
first pass and considering it was his first time testing the new
combination we're sure it will run quicker yet.
Heathcote Park Raceway, Australia ~ August 18th 2013
VL Turbo Nationals 2013
Presented by Polar Displays & Print, the VL turbo Nationals took place over the weekend as
part of the 4,6, Rotary turbo Nationals
at Adelaide International Raceway. Footage includes various Holden VL
Commodore / Calais powered Nissan RB30 turbo six cylinder variant engines.
VL turbo Nationals / 4, 6 & Rotary -
Adelaide International Raceway, Australia - November 23rd, 2013.
LS1 turbo V8 Mitsubishi Sigma
After a three year build up, Phil made the trip over from Adelaide to
Heathcote Raceway to debut his wicked sounding Mitsubishi Sigma for the
first time last weekend. Powered by a standard stroke 346ci LS1 engnie, a
Garrett GT42 turbo helped the car rocket
to a best pass of 9.8 at 140mph for the day.
Formula One V6 turbo: 2014 Rules Explained
Transforming Formula One: 2014 Rules Explained: CGI Clip
A new clip from Red Bull sees Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel explain
the 2014 Formula One regulations -- which are arguably the most complex the
sport has ever seen.
At the start, thousands of car parts simultaneously assemble around Dan to
form the RB10.
As Dan races to catch up Seb in his RB9, the World Champion's car becomes
transparent while travelling at full speed. The film then presents a visual
sequence that shows the 2014 regulation changes taking shape and coming to
life, as Seb's car transforms into an RB10.
As well as providing information on the new technical changes for 2014, the
clip also presents a unique view of the technology at work inside this
year's Formula One cars.
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Junkyard Turbo Swap! Chevy-Powered 1971 Datsun 240Z Autocross Thrash - Roadkill Ep. 26
What do you get when you cross a rusted 1971 Datsun 240Z with a Chevy 4.3L
V6 and a turbo from a Ford Power Stroke
Diesel? The Rotsun! During Roadkill Episode 25, Freiburger and Finnegan
revived the Rotsun expecting it to dominate in the 9-car autocross showdown
of previous Roadkill project cars. It also needed to beat a 2014 Kia Rio 5,
but failed to do so with the Rotsun shamefully breaking down before
completing a decent lap. So in this episode: revenge. After swapping in the
mismatched turbo and making nearly 400
rear-wheel horsepower, the guys head to
the autocross at the Goodguys 5th Spring Nationals in Scottsdale, Arizona
and mingle with fans on their way to a rematch with that dastardly Kia.
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