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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-14-2012, 07:45 PM Thread Starter
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Question reguarding a turbo for a 2.4 Solstice

Hey guys, I was just goofing around on the computer and stumbled across a 600 dollar turbo kit for my 2.4 solstice and well, I believe that you get what you pay for so that kinda shocked me so I was wondering id anyone had any experience with the RX Racing "Street Demon" turbo kit?
It comes with a bunch of stuff but it seems too good to be true. This is what is says is comes with?

here's a link: 2006?2009 Pontiac Solstice 2.4 TurboCharger Turbo Kit | eBay

I really would appreciate any input as I don't know much about these things aside from the fact that it could make my car go fast ha.
Thanks Guys!!!

Packing List of Included Kit Items:

Brand new “Street Demon” Series turbo package for your vehicle. The most complete turbo package available for the price. This package has all new quality parts that are capable of producing well beyond 485 horsepower at 25+ PSI with supporting modifications and a built motor. This is the most complete package available compared to others at an affordable price. On a stock motor the kit will create give the motor a 50-100 horsepower gain on a low boost setting of 8 PSI. Also, the included electronic turbo timer provides a hassle-free operation of precisely calculating the cool down period to ensure a proper cool down for your turbocharged motor. Works with either automatic or manual gearboxes. This kit may allow you to keep your air conditioning and power steering for a great street setup.

(1) Turbo Exhaust Manifold:
High quality tubular piping with large primaries
High quality T3 turbocharger flange
Extra thick flange support the turbo well
Fully ported and polished design
TIG welded 321 Stainless steel material for longevity & strength
Strong design supports the weight of the turbo
Full install kit includes all bolts & hardware
Beautifully polished for a show finish
High quality gaskets included for turbo flange & exhaust manifold flange

(1) Hybrid Turbo Charger:
.57 compressor wheel trim mapped for low and high boost setups
Oil fitting gaskets & mounting studs included
Capable of producing over 450 horsepower
Wet float bearings & properly balanced
3" inlet diameter with a 2" outlet
50 A/R compressor housing
.63 A/R turbine housing
1/8 NPT oil inlet
T3/T4 hybrid

(1) Front Mount Intercooler:
Large design cools down the turbocharged air efficiently
Strong TIG welds will support high PSI levels
Lightweight aluminum racing intercooler
Extra thick core provides ample cooling
2.5" cold outlet & 2.5" hot inlet
Less then 2% pressure drop

(1) Universal Intercooler Piping Kit:
Lightweight yet strong aluminum piping
May necessitate light modification to fit
(16) stainless steel worm gear clamps
(2) 2.5” 90 degree silicone couplers
(6) 2.5” straight silicone couplers
(2) 90 degree 2.5” bends
(2) 60 degree 2.5” bends
(2) 45 degree 2.5” bends
(2) straight 2.5” pipes

(1) Boost Controller:
Can be setup to adjust boost PSI on the fly
Can be adjusted for any PSI level desired
Control your boost with a precise click
Includes complete install kit
Anodized aluminum finish
CNC machined design

(1) Slim Cooling Fan:
Fan can be used to cool: A/C condenser, oil or transmission cooler, mounting on an intercooler to prevent heat soak, or cooling a a2w radiator
Slim design provides excellent engine bay clearance
Includes the mounting tabs for a easy zip tie install
Reversible design can either pull or push air
Versatility of a push/pull reversible fan
Superior flow of a curved-blade design
Creates additional aftermarket cooling
1.25" thick outside perimeter
2.50" thick inside perimeter

(1) Electronic Turbo Timer:
Ensures a proper cool down for your turbocharged car every time
Includes pigtail wiring and extra wiring for ease of installation
Important to preventing premature turbo wear and failure
Mounted inside the vehicle for on the fly adjustments
Precisely calculates the cool down period for the motor
Auto mode feature creates a hassle-free operation
Increases turbocharger's operating lifespan
Bright Easy to read LED Digital Display
Failure to reduce the temperature of the turbo could result in "coking" of oil inside the turbo
Coking is the baking of oil, turning it into a grimy substance

(1) 10 Meters Heat Wrap:
Heat powers the turbochargers turbine inlet. Keep the heat inside the exhaust pipes
Heat kills the turbochargers compressor inlet. Keep the heat out of the cold piping.
Control additional engine bay heat and prevent overheating.
Keep intercooled air cooled.
Made of very high temp fiberglass.

(1) Stainless Downpipe:
2.5" Inlet
Waterjet cut 5 bolt flange.
Mandrel bent stainless steel
Beautiful TIG welds

(1) High Flow Intake Filter:
Protect the turbo system from debris
Instant HP adder
Extreme high flow
3" inlet perfectly matching the turbocharger inlet

(1) High Flow Breather Cap:
Extreme high flow
Keeps crankcase ventilation clean for emissions
Works in conjunction with the catch can to keep inside of turbo piping oil free

(1) Coolant Sensor Bung
Monitor the water temperature via this sensor relocation
Easy solution to run aftermarket coolant sensor
Provides more precise readings then the stock location
Features 2 installation clamps for an easy add on
38mm ends fits most OEM coolant hoses
Strong Aluminum construction
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-15-2012, 05:14 AM
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I think you've answered your own question.... to good to be true and..... you do get what you pay for. I'd be looking at Performance Autowerks or Hahn Racecraft when looking for a turbo kit for a 2.4. or a stage 2 supercharger from DDM. Good luck. :-)

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