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Discussion in '2015+ S550 Mustangs' started by gimmie11s, Nov 29, 2018.

  1. gimmie11s

    gimmie11s Dont be a Hybred Premium Member Established Member

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    Ive slowly been gathering parts for my build. I had a 2014 MT82 car that started as a Paxton car and ended as a On3 twin turbo car. Loved how that car ran. Install was a BEAR, but once it was done and the exhaust leaks fixed, it ran like a scalded ass ape. Sold that car and bought a 1 owner 2007 GT500 with ~6000 miles. Modded it to 643 whp and then sold that one too.

    Bought this beauty in March and she just broke 3000 miles. It's a 301A 10r80 car and absolutely love it. She went [email protected] in 3500ft DA with only an e85 tune and cat deletes.

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    So.. .main components to this install:

    --CX Racing TT kit for s550
    --CX Racing 6765 dual BB, billet wheel T4 turbos with .81 hot sides
    --Amazon 3gph bronze geared scavenge oil pump
    --Tons of misc -4 (turbo feed), -8 (trans oil cooler line), and -10 (oil drain and return) hose and black fittings
    --Performance Automatic part No PA68505 10r80 fittings for custom lines
    --stainless 3" x pipe
    --Sai Li return fuel system
    --ID1050x injectors
    --will likely be Lund tuned


    I stumbled upon this TT kit by mistake after looking for a turbo solution for the s550 cars that didn't cost $10k all in (fuel, tuning, etc).

    Twin Turbo Bottom Mount Header Downpipe Intercooler Kit For 2015+ Ford Mustang GT 5.0

    Having gone the China route before on my 2014 and being able to fabricate my way through problem, I said why the hell not, let's give it a go. And for the price, wow.... kind of a no brainer.

    Now... the kit is not complete and actually missing quite a bit to make it a bolt on affair. I still needed to buy turbos, all oil pluming (lines and scavenge pump) and fuel. I ended up buying two CXRacing 6765 sized dual BB, billet wheel turbos. The quality on them seems fine (they appear to be rebadged Magnum turbos) but jury is out on them so fingers crossed for now.

    Intercooler is a 4" core, so im hopeful it will do the job nicely. I am also using 2 genuine Tial MVR wastegates that I had "just in case" from my past tt build on the 2014 car. CXR credited me $200 on the kit for keeping their wastegates so I thought that was great.

    Couple pics of the kit as it came.

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    I didn't like the cold side raw aluminum so I had it all powder coated low gloss texture black.

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    Started tearing the old girl down tonight. These damn S550s are full of extra shit. Insulation, brackets, tons of electrical sensors for every damn thing. Ridiculous. Take a look at this weird electric actuated air damn thing just behind the front bumper cover.


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    The face only a mother could love LOL.

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    Got the IC hung tonight. Looking darn good.


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    Lots of small, side projects left to do other than the obvious parts of the install.
    --remove factory trans cooler hard lines and install -8 lines re routed to driver's side
    --measure, cut and assemble -4 lines for feed
    --measure, cut and assemble -10 lines for oil dump from turbos and return to oil filler
    --fabricate mounting bracket for scavenge pump
    --relocate wastegates as the 10r80 is wider than the mt82 this kit was based around

    Probably more but i'll document as I go.

    Couple more misc pics.

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    More to come!
     
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    Great thread!
     
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    Giddy the heck up!
     
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    Hope to have drivers side manifold and turbo hung today.


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    Lookin' good mane.
     
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    Thanks broham.


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    Today's update. Worked on drivers side. Found that wastegate needed to be relocated as described a few months back to me by a fellow who has this kit. No prob.. cut, weld, test fit. Done.

    Couple detail pics below of manifolds which are 1 3/4 along with comparison to stock manifolds. Not too bad for China.

    Also turbo manifolds are 1.2 lbs lighter than stock mani's.


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    Stock manifolds neck down to 1 5/8 or smaller in some sections.

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    Manifold to turbo couplers.

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    6765 dual bb billet wheel turbos... China style lol.

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    So was the kit just hot and cold side and intercooler for 1895? Kept saying turbos not included but it kinda seems like they were based on your posts.

    And On3 didnt offer a kit for the 18 yet?

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    I know because of the time difference I have to wait until later for yer posts. But I'm admirin' the work brochacho!
     
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    Turbos were not included. I picked up the kit in person (CXR is about 45 min from me) and they cut me a deal on the 2 turbos I posted above... got them both for $1050. If they fail, they fail lol. They actually appear to be decent tho.

    Its comin along broham!

    Site bucked me out when I posted today's update so more coming here in about 10 min...
     
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    Here is a pic of the coupler bolted to the manifold. Clearly issues with the wastegate mount.

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    Chopped it off and repositioned it. Welded her up and whola.

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    How it sits now. The head of the WG is just below the frame rail. Not as tucked up as I would like TBH, but itll work.

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    Couple more pics of it all mounted up on the drivers side. Looks like I need to extend the downpipe about 6" (we all need a 6" extension--right?) to mate up to the X pipe.

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    Thanks Boss!
     
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    Do you purge weld your tubing, or just clean up on the inside afterwards?

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    gimmie11s Dont be a Hybred Premium Member Established Member

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    I’ll hit it with some argon after the first pass, yes. Nothing too technical though.


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    your china build is going to rule the streets.
     

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