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Hey everyone,

I was just cleaning out an old email account and I founed an email from someone at LMW. Brought back memories... about a year ago I was kicking around boosting because I was getting bored of my NA e-shift. I didn't want to break the bank and didn't want too much more power, I was thinking 50-100 more ponies, so I looked into some options, one of which was the LMS Pro Street. I was drawn to it due to the simplicity and cost, but was concerned about the fact that the fuel management was completely stock. I'd read tons of posts on it, never came to any conclusion, so I asked Steve (great guy) at LMW to provide a dyno of the Pro Street S/C system that showed the AFR. He had someone else send it to me. Well, I have it, and here it is.

***MY DISCLAIMER***--The only car I have ever owned that was boosted was a bone stock genII RX-7 Turbo, and I do not consider myself an expert at boosting or reading dynos. Here is my take. Do not use my opinion or this dyno to make YOUR decision on whether or not to buy. If you have any questions, contact LMW***

There-I put that in just so no one at LMW whines or tries to sue me because I posted their dyno online. When I was reading the posts on the Pro Street S/C system I saw where someone was told not to post the dyno. Well, they never told me, so here it is!

A quick snapshot at the legend-
Torque Flatter line near top
Horsepower Line that ends highest
Boost PSI Next to bottom line
AFR Almost flat line near the bottom of the graph



Image of Pro Street Dyno - Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting

I want to point out two key areas-one being that of the level of boost. You don't even get a sniff of boost (and only 1 psi at that) until you are at over 4000 rpms. This appears it won't give you any hint of performance boost until your engine is revving high. In addition, the LMS web site says the kit is good for 6-7 psi or something (can't remember), but at 6000 rpms you are still only at 4.5ish psi. What really sold me on not getting this-the AFR. Take a look at the green line. Right around 5700 rpms the AFR goes up, and if you see below where there is actual numerical data, this thing hits a super lean 17.8 AFR!!!. It looks like the stock fuel system really isn't capable at handling anything over 4 psi (according to that AFR line anyway). Going that lean scared me away.

This dyno sheet made up my mind-that I wasn't boosting. I took that money and bought a 5-speed manual IS300 instead. I really missed a clutch pedal.

Anyway, again, I am not a pro and I am not trying to talk anyone out of buying this kit, but I think my assumptions are somewhat accurate. I'd say this is great for a show car/garage queen or if you only plan on keeping your current engine for a few more trips up to redline.
 

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OK-why is that pic not working? I used the same method as all of my other ones...

*EDIT* Needed to be resized I guess.
 

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EDIT: Deleted the website, due to members thought I am advertise for someone else.


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This kit is good for 300-350hp on stock compression.

Kit Includes:
2JZ-GE Tubular T304 Stainless Steel Exhaust Manifold
T61 Turbo good for 650BHP
Large Wastegate
Tial blow-off valve
Stainless Steel braided oil supply line with B.O.D.I. tee
High Temp oil drain line
4" High flow lifetime cone filter
AEM FIC
440cc Injectors
Walbro® 255lph High Pressure intank fuel pump
FULL POLISHED aluminum intercooler piping
22.5"x12"x3" Front Mount Intercooler rated at 650+HP
High Temp 4-layered silicone couplers and connectors
Stainless Steel T-Clamps
NGK Iridium Spark Plugs
3" Mandrel bent T304 SS race downpipe
All necessary hardware for a complete install

$3,000.00 Installed

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Same as the Stage 1 kit plus the following (this kit is good for up to 17 psi):

ARP Head Bolts
1.3mm Headgasket
Intake Gasket
TB Gasket
EGR Gasket
Exhaust Gasket
Front cover seals
Valve cover seals
O-rings
Vc nut seals
Front crank seal
Rear crank seal
Cam seals
Stem seals
HKS DLI
Boost Controller (used as a gauge as well, displays in PSI)
Turbo Timer

$4500 Installed
 
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OK-so neither of those turned out well. I have the actual bitmap (5MB) file that is very clear to read. If anyone wants to host it for me who knows how to convert the file/resize it so it looks just like the original, pm me. The actual dyno is quite conclusive. Those pics I posted got resized and aren't very clear (obviously).
 

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Thanks Nigelllll. I'll stick with N/A for a while now that I have my clutch pedal back. You've been repped. :)
 

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Damn Nigellll, its getting damn cheap to boost the GE!!!
 

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This kit is good for 300-350hp on stock compression.

Kit Includes:
2JZ-GE Tubular T304 Stainless Steel Exhaust Manifold
T61 Turbo good for 650BHP
Large Wastegate
Tial blow-off valve
Stainless Steel braided oil supply line with B.O.D.I. tee
High Temp oil drain line
4" High flow lifetime cone filter
AEM FIC
440cc Injectors
Walbro® 255lph High Pressure intank fuel pump
FULL POLISHED aluminum intercooler piping
22.5"x12"x3" Front Mount Intercooler rated at 650+HP
High Temp 4-layered silicone couplers and connectors
Stainless Steel T-Clamps
NGK Iridium Spark Plugs
3" Mandrel bent T304 SS race downpipe
All necessary hardware for a complete install

$3,000.00 Installed

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Same as the Stage 1 kit plus the following (this kit is good for up to 17 psi):

ARP Head Bolts
1.3mm Headgasket
Intake Gasket
TB Gasket
EGR Gasket
Exhaust Gasket
Front cover seals
Valve cover seals
O-rings
Vc nut seals
Front crank seal
Rear crank seal
Cam seals
Stem seals
HKS DLI
Boost Controller (used as a gauge as well, displays in PSI)
Turbo Timer

$4500 Installed
Please don't refer people you have no experience doing business with, and please don't refer people to shops who cause more problems than they actually solve.
 

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I will have to humbly in a non-aggressive way disagree (end disclaimer).

I for one am glad this forum reveals things I would otherwise never hear about.

It may come off as direct advertising, but I've met Nigellll in person (though he may not remember lol), I would bet heaps of money that he has no direct relation to BODI at all, and thus isn't trying to sneak in some publicity for it, its an honest revealing of something new. Conversely your name comes up often, should there be a halt put to that?

All or nothing, either no references to anything at all (and let this site shrivel up), or let peeps post stuff up. Let the peep figure out themselves "hey? Never heard of them before, looks a bit shady/unproven, hmmm" rather than having a socialist ideology of needing to "hold by the hand" all the peeps that come viewing on these boards. He is not actually saying its a good deal, or a good kit, no vouching is going on (if he did I'd be throwing the BS flag too), a simple part list, price and forum link is being shown, let the public take it from there.

F'ing forum shot down Edgy's sig, its Nazi enough around here.
There are no threads or posts promoting my product (bet you didn't even know I sell anything, 99.999999% of the peeps here do not know), so I do respect the "line" that is here, and feel that its just in due time that it develops upon itself, no special nudge needed. None the less there was no sh*t talking, or dirt sniffing when the product was revealed on 3 other forums, but rather "thanks for that find, thanks for posting that up".

But either way, its up to the Mods to decide, so this is a futile opinion, regardless of who is morally right. Be happy you get plenty of business from this site, and will continue to do so as your business grows, as I'm sure it will with your drive, devotion and posted positive feedback.

--- end rant that is not completely directed towards you, but towards the site itself. To slap the hand that feeds them (edgy), sheesh.

B.
 
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Please don't refer people you have no experience doing business with, and please don't refer people to shops who cause more problems than they actually solve.
As far as I read....
ITP is offering this kit.
You should know who ITP is, he is a member on here since 2001 with black is300 turbo.

btw, I just post what I saw on the other website, I say nothing more than that.
You know I asked you about this turbo kit
Your answer is, install must be crap, not reliable, $3k is a joke, the shop will shut down in no time, $3k will never happen, you are the only one in SoCAL that know how to tune the IS300 to be a reliable D.D. etc etc.

You know where I am coming from....you know I am looking a turbo kit for myself and not adversting for anyone.
 
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somebody lock this thread before people just start throwing random advertisements and ebay adds around.
Post edited, no more link.
 

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As far as I read....
ITP is offering this kit.
You should know who ITP is, he is a member on here since 2001 with black is300 turbo.

btw, I just post what I saw on the other website, I say nothing more than that.
You know I asked you about this turbo kit
Your answer is, install must be crap, not reliable, $3k is a joke, the shop will shut down in no time, $3k will never happen, you are the only one in SoCAL that know how to tune the IS300 to be a reliable D.D. etc etc.

You know where I am coming from....you know I am looking a turbo kit for myself and not adversting for anyone.
Yes i know who ITP is. We talk occasionally. I also have met you in person a few times. I would also like to add, since I heard about this kit, I actually talked to this company as an anonymous person, hence the reason I said STAY AWAY. But a lot of people like to learn the hard way, so be it, its their choice in the end how they want to spend or better yet, blow away their money.

I never said you advertised for this shop. Running a business is not as easy as you may think, especially an after-market tuning business. So many PROVEN tuning companies have already gone out of business and declined in quality because they attempted to provide the customer with the greatest bang for their buck. Many customers have been screwed in the end because in order for these companies to provide "bang for your buck" they have to decline on their quality control.

BlackSportD.. I understand where you are coming from. This is not the first time hearing about "cheap turbo kits". Think back to InnoMotto. Business' like these come and go. The proven tuners and turbo kit manufacturers will remain around for quite some time such as PFS, SRT, BL and so on.
 

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It was good when InnoMotto was brought down, that was some good blood-hound searching of their bad past by the OGs back in the day. When empirical data of the claim is shown, its a benefit to the community, also a respected opinion is good too. An opinion of "this isn't a good kit in x, x, and x aspects" IMO is a better reply rather than "please do not post" and putting an Iron Curtain around this site. I do not disagree that the kit may or is a bad kit, but about the way in which the counter point is being delivered.

Looks as though at least more than one peep will be running the kit, it will be interesting to hear the results, short term and long term. These things are always interesting when being a bystander.
 

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I was basically set on selling my IS for an E46 M3 until I ran into this thread. If they really do installed turbo kits for $3000 and $4500 with the extras, I'm definitely interested. Notice I said IF.

I'm interested in hearing about the progression of this kit.
 
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