T5 tuning?

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    Ryan1516A

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    T5 tuning?

    Post by Ryan1516A on Fri Mar 22, 2013 11:27 pm

    I am getting another t5 mk1 soon, The engine is completely standard at the moment. I was wondering if anyone knows of any good tuning setups/kits that are worthwhile putting on it for a bit more speed? [img][/img]
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    Jamie

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    Re: T5 tuning?

    Post by Jamie on Sat Mar 23, 2013 1:51 am

    malossi kit, scorpion pipe, and up jet
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    Re: T5 tuning?

    Post by Wally on Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:49 am

    Yep, Malossi is the only real kit option these days (unless you can get your hands on an oldschool pinasco 162). Personally I'd look at a JL pipe rather than a scorpion on a T5, or if you're wanting to save a few quid, a sterling (mild steel, not stainless).

    Then if you're wanting to splash out add in a reedvalve (only much kop if you get the cases opened up/matched to suit)

    Other options are a 0-tune on your std cylinder, have heard you can get plenty out of them, but it's a lot of porting work.


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    Re: T5 tuning?

    Post by ttscshaggy on Sat Mar 23, 2013 8:40 am

    Personally, I dont like the malossi t5 pistons.
    Wiseco replacements are the way to go.

    I would alter the standard topend. there's plenty you can get out of it. With decent transfer/exhaust/inlet durations you can make a much faster engine than a bolt on malossi and exhaust combo.
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    Re: T5 tuning?

    Post by josh on Sun Mar 24, 2013 7:37 am

    dont know much about t5s but if you went on facebook find brett davies his t5 went like stink but your black px drops are sweet

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