1.5T PRL Motorsports Bolt-On Big Turbo Upgrade Kit

  1. PRL Motorsports

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    So we've been working on some things lately for the 1.5L Turbo platform... Yes, this will fit both the Si and Non-Si chassis. :thumbsup:

    Just in case anyone has missed it, we recently performed a Type-R turbo swap on our shop's Civic Si for R&D purposes with @KTuner and @VitViper. You can read about this swap and our findings HERE!

    Our goal is to offer a bolt-on, no cutting required, 550+ whp capable turbo kit, and plan to test the limits of the stock L15B7 engine along the way. Yes, 550+ whp will require upgraded engine internals for longevity. However, we expect to find a reliable power level between 300-400 whp that stock internal engines can handle. This larger turbo will shift the torque/powerband to the right, aiding in reliability for the stock internals.

    Here's a sneak peak with we've come up with so far, but we can't let the entire cat out of the bag yet! Stay tuned! ;)

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    Do you guys think this kit will be released this year?
     
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    I'm pretty sure they are looking to release it soon within the next 2-3 months if no issues arise in their development I certainly cannot wait and will be jumping on board when its released with hopefully some introductory pricing! :)
     
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    Are you planning on using Garret turbos? Or that was just the cad model you had on hand to start tinkering?
     
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    The plan is to have a kit available by summer. We will keep you guys posted with information as quickly as we can!

    A line of Garrett turbos will be used, though that is all that can be said for now.
     
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    Hey, I'm more than happy with that. I still prefer Garretts over the BW/EFR craze that everyone seems to be on these days! :) (at least in the Evo X world, I could be the ignorant one)
     
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    Do kits such as this usually run between $2K and 3K? I'll start saving my pennies now!
     
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    3K -4K + depends on the options you choose. Also depends if you already have the intercooler and intake and front pipe.
     
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    i dont have a intercooler or anything else on mine yet sadly but with what they plan with this turbo what intercooler be the best choice to look into?
     
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    Obviously you should go with PRL Intercooler with their turbo kit. I am going with soon be be Greddy intercooler with their own turbo kit.
     
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    Will the CVT be able to handle this?
     
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    The limits of the CVT have been exposed already on the stock turbo. No way it will handle this one. 6MT owners will need to upgrade the clutch for sure.
     
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    CVT will go
    Carb Legal for us Cali guys? No big deal for me if it isn't as I could easily swap back on forth.
     
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    but will the one they have offer now be able to hook up to this? hate to buy a upgrade that wont allow future upgrades
     
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    You need PRL's Frontpipe, Intercooler, and Cobra CAI for this turbo kit to work. You will not need the PRL downpipe as they are making a different one for the kit.
     
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