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Hey .net,

Talked with SRT today, worked out my needs/pricing for stage 2, Talked with marken, (thanks erik) He is really a nice guy, very informative and helpfull with all my questions! :D We also did a pricing for stage 1, but with my location, stage 1 is not looking too well,(w/o intercooler.... :( )
They are really great @ SRT, I also heard a rumor of a STAGE 2.5.....coming out sometime....hmmmm...I also found out about the fuel tank secrect, which i didnt know about till today, with the turbo kit, the gas tall will say ur @ 1/4 of a tank but it realy means ur on empty...marken estimated 15-17mph=city and about 20-22hgwy.

I quote SRT " we are selling a kit a day"....i was like wow, holly shit... :D
From the info i got from marken he is really getting into the swing of things with the turbo kits, people are wanting/buying them left and right..... from doing the kits to the intakes, they stay really busy @ SRT BUT, they still take time out of there busy scheduels to talk with customers....so i give my expereince with SRT an A+!....All i need to do is get the cash and set a date to install/tune.....BOOOSSSTTT
 

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LexIS307 said:
I also found out about the fuel tank secrect, which i didnt know about till today, with the turbo kit, the gas tall will say ur @ 1/4 of a tank but it realy means ur on empty...marken estimated 15-17mph=city and about 20-22hgwy.

Huh?
 

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Awesome man! Hope everything works out. You will be so happy with SRT :D The kit is amazing and so upgradeable!! Good luck and keep me posted!!


LexIS307 said:
Hey .net,

Talked with SRT today, worked out my needs/pricing for stage 2, Talked with marken, (thanks erik) He is really a nice guy, very informative and helpfull with all my questions! :D We also did a pricing for stage 1, but with my location, stage 1 is not looking too well,(w/o intercooler.... :( )
They are really great @ SRT, I also heard a rumor of a STAGE 2.5.....coming out sometime....hmmmm...I also found out about the fuel tank secrect, which i didnt know about till today, with the turbo kit, the gas tall will say ur @ 1/4 of a tank but it realy means ur on empty...marken estimated 15-17mph=city and about 20-22hgwy.

I quote SRT " we are selling a kit a day"....i was like wow, holly sh*t... :D
From the info i got from marken he is really getting into the swing of things with the turbo kits, people are wanting/buying them left and right..... from doing the kits to the intakes, they stay really busy @ SRT BUT, they still take time out of there busy scheduels to talk with customers....so i give my expereince with SRT an A+!....All i need to do is get the cash and set a date to install/tune.....BOOOSSSTTT
 

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That gas tank "secret" happens to a lot of boosted IS's.
 

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My stage 8.3 is actually so powerful that my tank is empty when it the gauge says 1/2 full.
 

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Yeah, you think that is funny. Wait til I hit stage 9.7. I'll never have any gas.
 

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:eek: You are gonna need 2 gas tanks then!
 

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You guys are stupid.

The reason the gas tank says it's 1/4 full but is empty is because the turbo pulls the gas into it's reserve tank, thus when you fill up your car, 1/4 of the gas goes right into the turbo.
 

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You guys are stupid.

The reason the gas tank says it's 1/4 full but is empty is because the turbo pulls the gas into it's reserve tank, thus when you fill up your car, 1/4 of the gas goes right into the turbo.
I never knew that....guess I am stupid :roll:
 

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Thats awesome! Marken and Mo have ALWAYS answered the phone and willingly answered my questions. Their definetly on top of things now! The kits are turning out amazing numbers and are seriously cost effective. Keep us updated on your turbo situation! :)
 

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I never knew that....guess I am stupid :roll:
There's a really good book if you want to read it. It's called A guide to building and tuning your turbo. I forgot who wrote it, but you might want to look it up or something. I found it really informative.
 

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Po Dunk said:
You guys are stupid.

The reason the gas tank says it's 1/4 full but is empty is because the turbo pulls the gas into it's reserve tank, thus when you fill up your car, 1/4 of the gas goes right into the turbo.
Thank you for your very technical response. I never knew that the compressor was hooked up directly to the fuel line, thus pulling gas out of the tank. Also I never knew that when I pump my gas, even though my car is off, the turbo pulls 1/4 of the gas directly into the turbo! WOW! :lol:
 

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ITP said:
I never knew that....guess I am stupid :roll:
There's a really good book if you want to read it. It's called A guide to building and tuning your turbo. I forgot who wrote it, but you might want to look it up or something. I found it really informative.
I know about turbos bro.....I was only kidding....
 

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yeah im very happy that i will be doing boost, i will be able to make some final decisions by the end of the month.... :D, now just got to find a good time period with school starting along with getting all the funds togther, but the boost is not coming right away, but very soon, marken is very busy and i think he said backed up till october....(dont quote me)....but i am happy with my decision.....
 

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Po Dunk said:
You guys are stupid.

The reason the gas tank says it's 1/4 full but is empty is because the turbo pulls the gas into it's reserve tank, thus when you fill up your car, 1/4 of the gas goes right into the turbo.
turbo pulls 1/4 of the gas directly into the turbo! WOW! :lol:
Actually, sorry about that. i wasn't being specific. It only pulls it in when the car is on. The turbo fuel pump runs at the same time the normal fuel tank fuel pumps are on.
 

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Po Dunk said:
doublins said:
Po Dunk said:
You guys are stupid.

The reason the gas tank says it's 1/4 full but is empty is because the turbo pulls the gas into it's reserve tank, thus when you fill up your car, 1/4 of the gas goes right into the turbo.
turbo pulls 1/4 of the gas directly into the turbo! WOW! :lol:
Actually, sorry about that. i wasn't being specific. It only pulls it in when the car is on. The turbo fuel pump runs at the same time the normal fuel tank fuel pumps are on.
There is just too much misinformation in here that it sometimes just wants to make me get up and scream.

OK, this is why the gauge does what it does.

1)Everytime you fill up with fuel, the factory multiplex system (MPX) resets itself and takes its reading from the two levels in the tank.

2) Then as you drive around, the MPX thinks you have the 275cc injectors and calculates the amount of fuel used via the pulse width and shows the "expected" amount of fuel in the tank.

Sometimes you will notice that the vehicle shows about 1/2 tank of gas and in 5 miles or so it drops to near empty, that is because it just decided to reset itself.

We will soon release a do it yourself electronics guide to help the MPX reset itself everytime you start your car (however it will not help those that are on a trip and drive for say 3+ hours straight).
 

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Swift Racing Technologies said:
Po Dunk said:
doublins said:
Po Dunk said:
You guys are stupid.

The reason the gas tank says it's 1/4 full but is empty is because the turbo pulls the gas into it's reserve tank, thus when you fill up your car, 1/4 of the gas goes right into the turbo.
turbo pulls 1/4 of the gas directly into the turbo! WOW! :lol:
Actually, sorry about that. i wasn't being specific. It only pulls it in when the car is on. The turbo fuel pump runs at the same time the normal fuel tank fuel pumps are on.
There is just too much misinformation in here that it sometimes just wants to make me get up and scream.

OK, this is why the gauge does what it does.

1)Everytime you fill up with fuel, the factory multiplex system (MPX) resets itself and takes its reading from the two levels in the tank.

2) Then as you drive around, the MPX thinks you have the 275cc injectors and calculates the amount of fuel used via the pulse width and shows the "expected" amount of fuel in the tank.

Sometimes you will notice that the vehicle shows about 1/2 tank of gas and in 5 miles or so it drops to near empty, that is because it just decided to reset itself.

We will soon release a do it yourself electronics guide to help the MPX reset itself everytime you start your car (however it will not help those that are on a trip and drive for say 3+ hours straight).
thanks for the clarification.
 
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