turbo toyota hiace - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Fordforums Community > The Pub
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

The Pub For General Discussion

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-12-2004, 02:57   #1 (permalink)
1974 xl tc 250 cortina
 
thek's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Wheeelers Hill, Victoria
Posts: 526
turbo toyota hiace

I am getting a toyota hiace in a year or so when I finish my apprenticeship. I want to run LPG for economy, and for the turbo.

But I want a bit of performance too. So I figure my options are (1) turbo the existing 2.4; Will there be enough room? Would like to fit a cooler too, but if no room ill just run 4-5 psi boost? Do you recon there would be an easy way to fit an intercooler? If I got an intercooler in there id like to run 10-15 psi. Will there be problems with the stock computer? Maybe I could go to a straight LPG throttle body? Will the internals hold out?

Would this be a massive opperation or not?

(2). 350 chev. Is it hard to do?

(3) sr20det....fj20et

(4) Any other suggestions

So what would be the easier/cheaper/bang for buck option? I am thinking the turbo.

What do you think?

thanks

I want to do a few other things too.....18" wheels, clear tailights, tinted windows. Its not just going to be a work van, it'll be getting heavy weekend use on account of my dirtbike, so I dont want to be driving a POS.
thek is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-12-2004, 03:34   #2 (permalink)
EFII Ghia owner
 
EF_Dave's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Age: 29
Posts: 355
Re: turbo toyota hiace

if your going gas i devinatley recomend getting a straight gas research system put in, they also do turbo systems as well
__________________
EFII Fairmont Ghia: EL GT's, NF corner lights, Tickford intake. more soon
EF_Dave is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2004, 03:48   #3 (permalink)
1974 xl tc 250 cortina
 
thek's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Wheeelers Hill, Victoria
Posts: 526
Re: turbo toyota hiace

yep thats what I was thinking as well. Save trouble with the computer, just need ignition control.

But I am still worried about available space in the engine bay for the turbo or 350 chev.

I would prefer to do the turbo because off boost (and it will be 99% of the time) it will still get good economy, something the 350 chev wont.
thek is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2004, 04:15   #4 (permalink)
APV SR3900
 
santoitaliano's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Victoria
Age: 27
Posts: 312
Re: turbo toyota hiace

has anyone ever turboed a hiace before? what would be involved? could you turbo the existing engine? We have an SBV.. i think there would be enough room?
__________________
^SaNtO_iTaLiAnO
______________________________

-White EA APV SR3900... manual... My baby...
"The funny thing about common sense... is that it isn't very common!" -very, very smart man
santoitaliano is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2004, 04:29   #5 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: VIC
Posts: 911
Re: turbo toyota hiace

The closest I can think of to a hotted up van is the mazda wreckers in Cayton Road, Clayton that used to have a Commodore v6 in their E2000 van..a real lead tipped arrow.

I'd like to buy the new 176kW V6 T5 VW Transporter van
Curls is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2004, 17:49   #6 (permalink)
EFII Ghia owner
 
EF_Dave's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Age: 29
Posts: 355
Re: turbo toyota hiace

cheack out www.japanesemotorsport.com.au, then go to JMS promotional vehicles and then click on the JMS delivery van, hasnt got a turbo, but has nos.

a turbo should fit, if you go a smaller turbo like a t28 it shouldnt take that much more room then the standard manifold, just as long as you dont go crazy
__________________
EFII Fairmont Ghia: EL GT's, NF corner lights, Tickford intake. more soon
EF_Dave is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2004, 19:10   #7 (permalink)
The Guy You Love To Hate
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: VICTORIA: The Revenue State
Posts: 1,510
Re: turbo toyota hiace

The 350Chev in van thing has been done, they used an old Mitsubishi L300 or somehting not sure. Theres at least 3 around Victoria. If ur using it as a work hack, id say go for turbo, like u said for economy. If you can fit a V8 inthen you canfit a turbo+piping, etc. No idea how strong the internals are.
__________________
Welcome To Victoria, Home Of The Speed Camera

Just another Eseries...
T_Terror is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2004, 06:55   #8 (permalink)
Registered User
 
frd_pwr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Melbourne
Age: 28
Posts: 211
Re: turbo toyota hiace

I've seen the chev350 mitsubishi van its used as a plumbers van and does some nice burnouts :) , also here some pics of one with a 13b in it if rotaries are more your style.


__________________
1996 EF2 5spd XR6
frd_pwr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2004, 07:23   #9 (permalink)
1974 xl tc 250 cortina
 
thek's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Wheeelers Hill, Victoria
Posts: 526
Re: turbo toyota hiace

Thanks for the pics mate. That 13 b looks sweet. Do you recon it would hammer? Would it be killer on fuel? Can rotaries be run on LPG?

The van looks pretty cool too. Im not sure whether to go the metal windows or the tinted black. I like the metal better but apparently its a bit dangerous for doing lane changes to the left (due to no head checks).

If anyone could post up more photos of hiaces, or any other van, with hot motors, especially turbos, it would be much appreciated.

thanks
thek is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-14-2004, 01:55   #10 (permalink)
wanna be burn out king
 
460cixy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: canberra australia
Age: 34
Posts: 965
Re: turbo toyota hiace

why a 350? why not 289 or 302 winsor? have been in a combi powerd by 12a n/a and it was a ripper
460cixy is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Fordforums Community > The Pub



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
XR6Turbo and XR8Supercar in GranTurismo4... Aeron The Pub 52 02-24-2005 09:57
USA:Too much credit for Ford hybrid goes to Toyota; race just begun Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 0 07-18-2004 20:03
Holden and Toyota Team up.... EAman82 The Pub 44 03-30-2004 04:53
Full list of cars for Gran Turismo 4 FPRXR-6 The Pub 106 12-17-2003 22:46
Toyota faces track attack HOT Falcon 88 Ford Racing Across the Globe 12 11-22-2003 06:47

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:19.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.