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Old 08-30-2012, 08:56 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Yeah poor choice of words, sorry... the larger turbine wheel in the housing specifically designed for a smaller size can lead to issues with high cycle fatigue and lowers turbine efficiency, but I know, it is an easy upgrade.

T3/T4's are not similar to the lnf upgrade turbos in that the housing and wheels have been designed together on those. Just because there are a lot of something being sold doesn't make it good, either.

Sorry, no proof of EFRs except that I work 100 yards from the production line.
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Old 08-31-2012, 01:29 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Yeah poor choice of words, sorry... the larger turbine wheel in the housing specifically designed for a smaller size can lead to issues with high cycle fatigue and lowers turbine efficiency, but I know, it is an easy upgrade.

T3/T4's are not similar to the lnf upgrade turbos in that the housing and wheels have been designed together on those. Just because there are a lot of something being sold doesn't make it good, either.

Sorry, no proof of EFRs except that I work 100 yards from the production line.
Just because you work 100 yards from the production line doesn't validate that what you say is any good either. EFR's are good turbos but until I see them start to be readily available(IE I see, buy and it ships to my door) then anyone saying this or that is just blowing smoke up there ass. Plain and simply put.

I got a simple BNR with larger turbine in the stock turbine housing at 27psi and it pulls well to 7600rpm and I'm well in my efficiency range of the turbo.
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Old 08-31-2012, 07:17 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Yeah poor choice of words, sorry... the larger turbine wheel in the housing specifically designed for a smaller size can lead to issues with high cycle fatigue and lowers turbine efficiency, but I know, it is an easy upgrade.

T3/T4's are not similar to the lnf upgrade turbos in that the housing and wheels have been designed together on those. Just because there are a lot of something being sold doesn't make it good, either.

Sorry, no proof of EFRs except that I work 100 yards from the production line.
i wont hold my breath
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Old 08-31-2012, 08:40 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Will the WR-3 be a stock bolt-on replacement item as is the current WR-2?
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Old 09-02-2012, 07:57 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Will the WR-3 be a stock bolt-on replacement item as is the current WR-2?
That is a good question. It's all rumor and speculation at this point, but the post on cobaltss.net suggests that it is just a WR-2 with a larger compressor wheel. We'll just have to wait and see.
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Old 09-03-2012, 10:58 AM   #21 (permalink)
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the wr-3 will happen sooner or later........ information on it will be released when the protortpes are FINSIHED.
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Old 09-06-2012, 06:56 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Old 10-23-2012, 04:00 AM   #23 (permalink)
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Its coming.... No longer a rumor, I will have some teaser shots for you all shortly...
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Old 10-23-2012, 04:03 AM   #24 (permalink)
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That is a good question. It's all rumor and speculation at this point, but the post on cobaltss.net suggests that it is just a WR-2 with a larger compressor wheel. We'll just have to wait and see.
Somewhat correct, it is the next size up in our WR turbo series and will have the same exhaust wheel size and twin scroll exhaust housing as the WR-2 but steps up to a larger compressor wheel and compressor housing, more details to be released soon...
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Old 11-19-2012, 08:03 AM   #26 (permalink)
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Saw that you guys announced it on Facebook, DETAILS PLEASE!!!!!!!!
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Old 11-19-2012, 11:28 AM   #27 (permalink)
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Saw that you guys announced it on Facebook, DETAILS PLEASE!!!!!!!!
Soon sir I promise!!!
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Bump!!!! LOL
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Old 11-20-2012, 09:04 PM   #29 (permalink)
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Bump!!!! LOL
I will be releasing the WR-3 specs and info at some point this weekend, oh and it may just happen to be around the same time as our BLACK FRIDAY SALE
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Old 12-01-2012, 02:51 PM   #30 (permalink)
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Here it is folks -



The WR-3 is now available on our site here -

The Home of WERKSracing products!
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