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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    thanks, dan. Just wanted to confirm before I ordered :-)
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    Hey guys. So my electric windows stopped going going up and down. I can hear the motor turning, but nothing is moving. Windows are still on the track, and I'm able to push the glass up or down. Is...
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    Ya Iíll be logging soon. Itís been super tough tracking down a SCI cable. I *might* have one shipped this week if the cable works (Wayne is verifying).

    And very good thought about timing. Iíll...
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    oh good that makes me feel better. I have had zero drivability issues (at least when it comes to fuel).

    but ya something funky is going on with the calibration. Just doesnít want to accelerate...
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    ah thanks wayne. i may have to do that.


    I just got off the phone with Cindy who is super awesome! She mentioned that I have a couple of problems:

    1. I need an air temp sensor since I added...
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    I gotcha that makes sense! I'll have to reach out to Cindy then.

    Ideally the car would stay between 20# and 25# (which it's basically doing now) From my understanding, 25# would be the limit on...
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    Alrighty time for an update :-)

    So last week, I ordered 65 pph injectors and a fuel pressure regulator. I installed them last night and dialed the fuel pressure based on Donovon's site. The fuel...
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    thanks, Wayne. Iíve been loving your YouTube channel btw. Iíve been watching you and Cordes stuff when i have downtime between Fam and work.

    - - - Updated - - -



    good to know. Scary stuff....
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    ah so just to clarify, Iíll need to desolder the socket to install the flash module, correct?

    also,
    when/where does this sci board come into play?
    https://oshpark.com/shared_projects/7ZjncOAf
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    slapped a new fuel pump and she runs great!!! Air/fuel is right where it needs to be. Idles between 14 and 15. Drops down to 11.* when under boost.

    I did order bigger injectors for the next phase...
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    Dang it. I changed the fuel filter and it fixed my lean problem. But during the test drive up a steep hill, the engine died. Now she wonít start lol. Zero noise coming from Fuel pump when I turn the...
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    Good thoughts. I'm going to go through the fuel system today after work and try cleaning out the injectors too.
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    Thanks for the info, Randy! Very interesting stuff.

    Sorry about the delay. The new turbo is fully installed with BEAUTIFUL lines from FWD performance. No leaks. Good oil pressure.

    With the...
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    Curiosity question here:
    Is there a reason that the Mitsu turbo had 2 vacuum ports in the compressor side and the Garrett only has one? I won't run into issue only running the one on the Garrett,...
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    No longer a Mitsu booster!!!!! Got the old out and got halfway thru the install today.

    https://i.imgur.com/FCaJcVR.jpg

    So i was installing the new lines from FWD performance and noticed that...
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    nice!!! Iíll have to try that stuff out. Iím still waiting on a wideband air/fuel gauge to replace my narrowband gauge. Once I install it, Iíll clean up the wiring.
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    Got some more work done today. New shocks/struts all around.
    https://i.imgur.com/MeQqAjC.jpg

    If there is one thing I hate hate hate doing...it's upholstery...just don't have the patience for it...
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    i can totally be patient. i'm just in the "collecting parts" stage as of right now. Thanks Wayne!
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    yup i ordered 2 just in case. I think chromguy convinced me to go the flashable route. gonna try that but keep the chips as a back up if something bad happened lol
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    broke open the computer to see what we are dealing with before i go purchasing things.

    looks like it has already been socketed from FWD Performance. now i need to learn how to burn me some chips....
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    slowly but surely plucking away at the small projects.

    ended up fiber-glassing the headliner back together. now to patch the other size and find some cheap material to wrap around it.
    ...
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    Great insight, guys. I'll see if i can locate a 2.5 swing valve.
    Would I need to shorten the arm to the swing valve or add a stronger spring to run at 20 pounds of boost on this particular turbo?
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    i still want to get some stuff ironed out with the car BEFORE i go crazy and upgrade stuff. but from what i read on Donovan's site (and other places), the mitsubishi turbo has some limitations. i...
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    Got some more work done last week.

    https://i.imgur.com/96MNRQB.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/S0WHqxo.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/x5lE4pC.jpg

    Gonna to do the roof next in white.
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    Re: 1989 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Turbo Upgrades :-)

    thanks for the link! Iíll be sure to read through it :-)

    Iím not 100% sure what I have. I know the PO installed a computer from FWDPerformance (stage 1 or stage 2).

    is their stuff flashable?...
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