Easiest way to have 20 psi in an EJ22T?

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Easiest way to have 20 psi in an EJ22T?

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I have an EJ22T in my bug and I was wondering what would be the easiest way to get 20 psi? I understand that the ECU will not like any more than 10 psi and so, what would be the best ecu to use and what need I in order to do this. Thanks in advance.
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Re: Easiest way to have 20 psi in an EJ22T?

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I didn't really ever keep up on what guys were doing to tune these cars. I think maybe link or vipec make something that will work? Otherwise I would probably buy an AEM EMS4 and build an adapter harness. They're pretty resonably priced.

Then you would need;
Bigger turbo (at least a vf34)
bigger injectors
bigger intercooler
downpipe
fuel pump
boost control solenoid
good tune

Well, if you don't want to blow up the engine anyway.
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Re: Easiest way to have 20 psi in an EJ22T?

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And a different MAF with higher resolution and top end, or tune to MAP if your badass
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Re: Easiest way to have 20 psi in an EJ22T?

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Put the smallest turbo you can find in there. Then you probably won't break anything.
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22t, 20h dohc heads, 440 injectors, stock ecu, vf39, fcd.

I ran 20lbs on that setup. It did fine for me, but all cars are different. It was "better" than a 2.5l wrx.

Even with the TD04, and those mods the car was fun. I did go thru a few fuel cut defenders tho.
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Re: Easiest way to have 20 psi in an EJ22T?

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Well, after having talked to a guy with Megasquirt on his RX-7,

I plan on:
MegaSquirt PNP
MAF delete
Phenolic spacers
air/water intercooler
turbo upgrade (VF-39)
440 injectors
Already have a short 3" intake pipe, header and a short 3" exhaust.

This goes in my Super Beetle which stock is 1918 lbs and, I have stripped my interior.
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Go for the STI yellowtop sidefeed 550cc injectors in EJ22 N/A rails. The 440s won't be enough fuel for your goals.
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Post by Legacy777 »

To clarify, you need the 92-94 non-turbo EJ22 n/a rails.
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We'd love to see progress pics of this too.
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yeah man your not just talking about it are ya ?
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