beaterworld
beaterworld New Reader
Nov. 26, 2009 1:51 p.m.

With the due-date looming for the family's 01 sienna, I found an idea while searching craigslist one night. Why don't I twin-turbo it using used parts from Hamilton's Corner Garage. Stow the idea in the closet, or Go ahead with it?

Tommy Suddard SonDork
Nov. 26, 2009 2:53 p.m.

WTF. Seriously?

93celicaGT2 SuperDork
Nov. 26, 2009 3:18 p.m.

Keep trollin' trollin' trollin' trollin' what!

NYG95GA SuperDork
Nov. 26, 2009 3:48 p.m.

What a gazoon. Everyone knows Hamilton's has been bought out by Pep Boyz. Didn't you get the memo?

mndsm New Reader
Nov. 26, 2009 5:13 p.m.

I'd have thought it was a good idea. Turbos are always a valid answer in my book.

njansenv Reader
Nov. 26, 2009 7:02 p.m.

"Turbos are always a valid answer in my book."

^ Hear, hear!
(One of) my dream family haulers involves a Caravan and a wrecked SRT4...

mndsm New Reader
Nov. 26, 2009 7:50 p.m.
njansenv wrote: "Turbos are always a valid answer in my book." ^ Hear, hear! (One of) my dream family haulers involves a Caravan and a wrecked SRT4...

I like that idea. Can it involve one of the AWD ones? Turbo AWD minivan donuts........

Nov. 26, 2009 8:01 p.m.

Why not put a second engine where the third row seat used to be?

Nov. 26, 2009 8:46 p.m.
MadScientistMatt wrote: Why not put a second engine where the third row seat used to be?

Stow-n-go turbos??? Lol

Drewsifer New Reader
Nov. 26, 2009 9:34 p.m.

Two bottles of NOS. The big ones. It's the only way.

John Brown SuperDork
Nov. 27, 2009 6:31 a.m.
beaterworld wrote: Hamilton's Corner Garage

I hope they are not your canoe supplier.

Gearheadotaku HalfDork
Nov. 27, 2009 7:11 a.m.
petegossett wrote:
MadScientistMatt wrote: Why not put a second engine where the third row seat used to be?

Stow-n-go turbos??? Lol

I smell a challenge idea....twin 2.2 turbos might be cheaper than the SRT4 type.

Spinout007 Reader
Nov. 27, 2009 8:56 a.m.
Gearheadotaku wrote:
petegossett wrote:
MadScientistMatt wrote: Why not put a second engine where the third row seat used to be?

Stow-n-go turbos??? Lol

I smell a challenge idea....twin 2.2 turbos might be cheaper than the SRT4 type.

Minivan = Body roll. Lots of spring and sway bar needed to quell that much roll.

mndsm New Reader
Nov. 27, 2009 11:29 a.m.

Bah, put training wheels on it like they did in the vids of them trying to roll Isuzu Troopers. They'd work like wheelie bars, but on the sides!

Gearheadotaku HalfDork
Nov. 27, 2009 12:00 p.m.

Gut it out, lower it as far as possible, big fat tires, tubbed?. Bonus points for wood grain trim and "my child is an honor student" stickers.

Nov. 27, 2009 12:11 p.m.

"Baby on Board" sign too.

cwh SuperDork
Nov. 27, 2009 1:09 p.m.

Gee, I wonder if he has the abilities to engineer and install a custom twin turbo system. Can he change a spark plug?

ignorant SuperDork
Nov. 27, 2009 1:27 p.m.

mndsm New Reader
Nov. 27, 2009 4:25 p.m.

I dinno, I've met some annoying people before that I wouldn't spend an hour in a room with, yet you get them in from of something mechanical and they turn into frickin Houdini with the kinda stuff they pull off.

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