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post #1 of 14 Old 08-21-2013, 02:01 PM Thread Starter
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What has more power?

So im looking into builds and i can not decide between building up the straight 6 with one or two turbos vs a 383 stroker. Does anyone have a good opinion or knowledge of this?

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post #2 of 14 Old 08-21-2013, 09:06 PM
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242 to 260 cubic inches VS. 383 cubic inches DUH

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post #3 of 14 Old 08-21-2013, 09:33 PM
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No replacement for displacement

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post #4 of 14 Old 08-22-2013, 12:08 AM Thread Starter
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that doesnt say much. when you have the dual turbos and all performance parts on the 6 cylcinder
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post #5 of 14 Old 08-22-2013, 07:11 AM
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Are you going to use a turbo on both motors or only the |6 ? if youre going to put a turbo on either than do the V8

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post #6 of 14 Old 08-22-2013, 12:46 PM
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What are you gonna use the jeep for? Fast on the road and straight off roading, v8. Good hard crawling and lots of low end torque stuff then i6. I wouldn't turbo it. Maybe a vortech supercharger or maybe stroke it.

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post #7 of 14 Old 08-23-2013, 03:56 PM
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why not a turbo diesel?

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post #8 of 14 Old 08-25-2013, 05:51 PM
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post #9 of 14 Old 08-25-2013, 08:44 PM
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why not a turbo diesel?
That's what I'm doing now. I have a Mercedes xj. A stroker xj. Now I'm building a waggy 6bt and Tranny out of a 2500 Dodge. Debating on whether to use this Dana 70 dually rear that I have.

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post #10 of 14 Old 08-25-2013, 08:49 PM
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IMHO, I'd pick torque over horsepower. I've owned a few turbo vehicles and although they are fun (minus turbo lag) they ended up being more of a pain than a blessing.

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post #11 of 14 Old 08-25-2013, 10:20 PM
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For a YJ? I would go with the inline 6. I won't bother with a turbo because the stock VAM 282 specs should be more than enough for this project but even with everything else the YJ is much lighter and probably a little more capable because it sits some inches higher. I have no idea how quickly it moves though. For dragging I would go with the 384 without question. There is just so much power there that I have been speculating on and I've been wanting to build this thing for years. I think it would be perfect for a Hornet or Javelin but I have no idea what that would mean for a cute little breadbox YJ or XJ. I know it would at the very least roar to life when starting it. Probably couldn't keep the wheels on the pavement.
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What are you gonna use the jeep for? Fast on the road and straight off roading, v8. Good hard crawling and lots of low end torque stuff then i6. I wouldn't turbo it. Maybe a vortech supercharger or maybe stroke it.
Why an I6 for hard crawling and lots of low end torque stuff?
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O yeah! Easier cheaper to maintain repair and easier to beef it up

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post #14 of 14 Old 08-28-2013, 06:56 AM
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that doesnt say much. when you have the dual turbos and all performance parts on the 6 cylcinder
No, it doesn't. Unfortunately, neither does saying "dual turbos and all performance parts on the 6"
What performance parts? What size turbos?
What parts on the 383? Heads/cam/intake/compression/etc?
You can't compare apples to apples without a full list of parts included.
And as asked, what is the intended use of the Jeep?

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