$3,500 Single Turbo Kit vs. $8,100 Twin Turbo Kit | HiLow

15 gen 2020
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This is an epic one, fam!
We bought two identical 350z’s and have been modifying them to be FUN, daily drivers that you can take to the track. Team Hi (James Pumphrey & Zach Jobe) get the expensive parts and Team Low (Nolan Sykes & Aaron Parker) get the cheap ones. Then we test them to see which components are actually worth spending the money on.
If you want more power out of your Z, you really have to go forced induction. Which basically means, forcing more air into the engine to get more combustion. So in this episode we're installing turbochargers.
Hi Team went with a Jim Wolf Technologies twin turbo kit. It’s high quality across the board. Best materials, it’s been through lots of R&D, everything should bolt up easily. But it’s $8000 DOLLARS! That’s more than we paid for the actual car! Can that possibly be worth it?
It comes with two Garrett GT25 turbos. Garrett is one of the most trusted brands of turbo. It also comes with all the piping, plumbing and pieces you could ever ask for. Sometimes with these kits, the plumbing won’t fit quite right so you’ll find yourself having to do fabrication or calling your friend who knows how to weld. But with this expensive kit, theoretically everything should bolt right up and we won’t have to get our Tinker Boyz on. Part of that $8000 price tag.
It was designed to be an OEM+ set-up with OEM reliability in mind, which means it shouldn’t require a lot of attention from you once its in--another benefit. It comes with its’ own piggyback box which talks with the car’s ECU or computer, and the right one can save you a lot of time and effort.
These turbos are good for up to 530 hp, which is beneficial in two ways. If you do choose to go FULL hot boi down the line, you won’t need to upgrade your turbos, you can just keep these. The other benefit is that because these are way more than what we’re going to be throwing at them, they’re not likely to be a failure point.
Team Low went with a Rev9 turbo kit, purchased on Amazon for $2400. It’s a single turbo kit. It comes with a turbonetics 60-1 turbo and a turbonetics evolution 38mm external wastegate. That’s one of the reasons we chose this kit. The turbocharger itself is the part of any turbo kit that is the most likely to fail. So even though this kit is “cheap”, I know with a name-brand, at least the turbo itself should be fine.
This kit only includes the hard parts and doesn’t come with any software to help tell the ECU what’s going on. So in addition to the kit, we also had to buy an UpRev software license.
We’re gonna show you our super long journey to get these things installed, then we dyno them to see who makes more power!

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  • Parsec is better than TeamViewer.

    Wip3ou7Wip3ou721 minuto fa
  • the question their really asking is “is it work it to buy shitty parts or less shitty parts” not

    SBCSBC6 ore fa
  • still to this day wondering how the spent 3500 on the “cheap turbo kit”

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  • We're do you get your Nissan hats because it can give more power baby

    Bulldog RcBulldog Rc13 ore fa
  • We're do you get your Nissan's hats

    Bulldog RcBulldog Rc13 ore fa
  • 38:26 is that a supra ???!!!!??!!

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  • Hicar: breaks down The bois: fix it Lowcar: my turn

    Ahmedo929Ahmedo929Giorno fa
  • 38:18 IS THAT A- IS THAT A SOOOOOOPRAAA!??!?!!??

    Crayzee boyeCrayzee boyeGiorno fa
  • with that money spend on the kits u can buy 10 miatas

    George CosarcaGeorge CosarcaGiorno fa
  • 38:29 IS THAT A SUPRA???!!!

    Ibrahim FaresIbrahim FaresGiorno fa
  • that's Kool...! :D

    quang vinhquang vinhGiorno fa
  • Just seen the gasket maker part. I bet a blown head gasket on the dyno. Well see

    BenBenGiorno fa
  • One of the mechanic's looks like pewdiepie's cousin

    JimmyV123JimmyV1232 giorni fa
  • Imagine troubleshooting those cars alone in your garage at home on jackstands.

    Rein HartRein Hart2 giorni fa
  • 6 beers in, not gonna lie, when I sae that oil leak I was like ooooooooooohhhhhhhh shiiiiiiiiiiiit and I'me nowhere ndar as much a car guy as anu of these guys

    teryus De Andateryus De Anda2 giorni fa
  • "this is my friend Justin on TeamViewer and he is cracked at tuning my guy" hes taken btw

    LoomesLoomes2 giorni fa
  • The guy on the right is unbelievably annoying it makes me wanna commit alt f4

    xZenoxZeno2 giorni fa
  • I love the videos when it’s totally apparent that Zach knows what’s doing and James is just✨ 😌💅✨

    Dawson WillibeyDawson Willibey3 giorni fa
  • This was such a roller coaster to watch I was so happy when they fixed the oil leak it ran for a bit but then it started leaking again I was ready to cry for the dude 😂

    Hunter TerrellHunter Terrell3 giorni fa
  • This is probably the 12th time I’ve watched this lol

    HyperBikerHyperBiker3 giorni fa
  • If I give you my car will u upgrade it for me its a Mazda Protégé 5

    TheChosenNoob666 YTTheChosenNoob666 YT3 giorni fa
  • I like how there's this, then theres people like me who get a turbonfrom a junkyard, slap on a ghetto ass system and call it good. Car still runs after 3 years somehow

    Minusartifact55Minusartifact553 giorni fa
    • Good parts stay good

      Michael FinlayMichael Finlay3 giorni fa
  • Ok lunch time is over let’s make run this Ducati V4 super leggera

    MASttER OviedoMASttER Oviedo4 giorni fa
  • Oh my god! Lewis Hamilton!

    MASttER OviedoMASttER Oviedo4 giorni fa
  • Blue ones turbo flutter soo good

    sharpflickzsharpflickz4 giorni fa
  • James loves his job😂

    okBoostokBoost4 giorni fa
  • 38:17 IS THAT A SUPRA?!?!

    Noel MedinaNoel Medina4 giorni fa
  • I think we can all agree that this is the best car youtube channel

    Lil Car CrashLil Car Crash4 giorni fa
  • 1:54 you ever been on eBay?

    ChrisChris4 giorni fa
  • "Moment of truth take 2"

    Maximus NyeMaximus Nye4 giorni fa
  • You should do a build off with Nolan’s two project cars

    phillip stoutphillip stout5 giorni fa
  • 40:07 IS THAT A SUPRA

    Gaming With The ProsGaming With The Pros5 giorni fa
  • bunch of hobby mechanics vs the engineer talent and know-how of a billion-dollar company. lesson: buy a car with stock turbo - they are no unicorns 😁 fun vid thou

    Marcillo FerenteMarcillo Ferente5 giorni fa
  • Why not a Paxton blower instead of a turbo??? Hella less pipes and stuff.....and it still works kinda like a turbo......just belt driven instead of exhaust!! Centrifugal blowers ALL THE WAY!!!!!

    Zaphod WhiskersZaphod Whiskers5 giorni fa
  • 38:19 is that a supra

    Miles BaileyMiles Bailey6 giorni fa
  • 32:34 Nevermind the comment, I saved it for myself.

    Shubham NarayankarShubham Narayankar6 giorni fa
  • i did shut up :))))))))

    robin hodgsonrobin hodgson6 giorni fa
  • The careless toad ironically chop because trade peroperativly launch unlike a angry latency. premium, dapper goldfish

    Crysthalia BCrysthalia B6 giorni fa
  • It seems like they could’ve just 5.3L swapped them both for less time and money but I could just be ignorant

    KhannellKhannell6 giorni fa
  • James is a great boss. Can I trade my boss for him?

    Logan MatteoLogan Matteo6 giorni fa
  • Who is Nolan's partner? Asking for a friend. 😍

    James RaymondJames Raymond6 giorni fa
  • "It's just car parts." Famous last words

    BergonathBergonath7 giorni fa
  • How many dam problems can you have with a turbo

    Matthew HammondMatthew Hammond7 giorni fa
  • how much gas did you guys consume on the way to trip to albuquerque

    closebacker Ramesclosebacker Rames7 giorni fa
  • james give me that cool funny uncle that makes everyone happy vibe

    AMVHEATAMVHEAT7 giorni fa
  • Its funny cause single turbos make alot more power than a twin

    That 150RB KidThat 150RB Kid8 giorni fa
  • 38:26 is that a SUPRA!!!!

    Boba FettBoba Fett8 giorni fa
  • "You're going to drive it once and its gonna explode." Foreshadowing?...

    Will K.Will K.8 giorni fa
  • 38:29 is that a supra !??

    Zack OutdoorsZack Outdoors8 giorni fa
  • Love how in-depth this is great content!

    jason shijason shi8 giorni fa
  • Speaking of subs, my favorite color is orange........

    MB TaberMB Taber8 giorni fa
  • The rims on that blue one what are they?

    Rodney ColemanRodney Coleman8 giorni fa
  • Where do they get their parts

    Bryant JonathanBryant Jonathan8 giorni fa
  • damn dude I just realised how good Aaron and zach look

    Bugeye 04Bugeye 049 giorni fa
  • 21:33 so sad man so sad

    gabo senpaigabo senpai9 giorni fa
  • 32:49 sounds like heaven

  • I've never been a Z guy but every episode making me want one more

    ZynthioZynthio9 giorni fa
  • damn $3500 is a cheap turbo for yall? $500 ebay turbo kit gang

    caffeinated.beveragecaffeinated.beverage9 giorni fa
  • Can we do the next season with 03-08 Toyota Corollas

    Jacob ForsheeJacob Forshee9 giorni fa
  • 4:40 i really hope was being sarcastic saying that the biggest lion is only 150 pounds...y'know maybe he speaking kilograms ill give him beenfit of the doubt, even then thats on the lighter side of lions

    J CJ C10 giorni fa
  • 15:34 yea...because nothing says professional like FUCKING DUCT TAPE!?!

    J CJ C10 giorni fa
  • well, i'm certainly never throwing a turbo on a nissan

    John HerreraJohn Herrera10 giorni fa
  • Gas doesn't explode in the combustion chamber its a flame front called flame propagation its a rapid flame expansion.. Diesels explode which is why they sound the way they do. I know you probably knew that but just wanted to share that info with people who are trying to learn.

    ziondizzy2011ziondizzy201110 giorni fa
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  • Kisss

    Truongquynh UyenTruongquynh Uyen11 giorni fa
  • They really dont know what they have.those arent 350z those are Toyota cobra 895

    jack facklerjack fackler11 giorni fa
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    shai . isbcjdshai . isbcjd11 giorni fa
  • The Aaron Parker guy is from hyperdrive right?

    random duderandom dude11 giorni fa
  • so we just going ignore the blue Toyota supra mk4 at 38:36 to your left

    Amazin JasonAmazin Jason12 giorni fa
  • I can’t wait till this show comes back

    Bryson HBryson H12 giorni fa
  • He's right, a tiger would woop a lions ass...

    thechunkypoothechunkypoo13 giorni fa
  • Locar puts out closer to HR power stock and Hicar put out typical DE power honestly. Our dyno is always SAE correction so numbers aren’t dyno queen numbers, it’s a DynoJet 248H and stock RWD DEs make around 225-230 on average and HRs in the 250 range stock. Full bolt On DEs tend to make 270-275, HRs with FBO tend to be right around 290-300. The only competition for another V6 in that range we see often is the Honda J series honestly.

    Kenneth PowersKenneth Powers13 giorni fa
  • Locar puts out closer to HR power stock and Hicar put out typical DE power honestly. Our dyno is always SAE correction so numbers aren’t dyno queen numbers, it’s a DynoJet 248H and stock RWD DEs make around 225-230 on average and HRs in the 250 range stock. Full bolt On DEs tend to make 270-275, HRs with FBO tend to be right around 290-300. The only competition for another V6 in that range we see often is the Honda J series honestly.

    Kenneth PowersKenneth Powers13 giorni fa
  • If this doesn’t show how critical a tune is I don’t know what will. I’m a tuner by trade so maybe a tad biased, but piggybacks suck, cookie cutter base maps suck. A real street/dyno tune is the only real way to go. Even a modern stock vehicle with a basic intake and exhaust can benefit greatly from a real tune. Since we’re on the topic of Z cars, a VQ35Hr typically picks up a solid 10-12% at the wheel gain with just a good tune. The more bolt ons and mods the bigger the gains, and that’s only on gasoline fuel. Something like Ignite E90 I can pickup 40whp on a stock Z just from tuning around the fuel.

    Kenneth PowersKenneth Powers13 giorni fa
  • Every additional problem low car had with this build was just OOF, one after the other.

    kahlzunkahlzun13 giorni fa
  • Firstly... I would change the workshop. A guy that says he will put it on in a day obviously hasn’t done it before. Secondly, sticking putty on a crack? Duck tape on the pipes? Cluch is dead but let’s limp a thousand miles....? The list of sins is endless. I wouldn’t take my car for an oil change to that garage. I would be worried they crack something in the process... Thirdly and finallly, this video just shows how anybody can make themselves out to be „experts” but when it comes to putting the theory to practice, they have no clue where to start :) Stay behind the screens of your computers and stick to making theory videos about cars :)

    Slawek FazzySlawek Fazzy13 giorni fa
  • This was such a good episode it made me sad, anxious, and happy it had plot twists left and right 🤣

    Eduardo VasquezEduardo Vasquez13 giorni fa
  • 38:20 iS tHaT a SuPrA

    Mtb VideosMtb Videos14 giorni fa
  • Learned a lot from this thx 🙏🏼

    Demon KingDemon King14 giorni fa
  • The innocent lasagna biologically strap because court compellingly chew amid a moldy cauliflower. knotty, motionless headlight

    Nick ToddNick Todd14 giorni fa
  • Got a sugar high on some donut's... :-)

    dorton63dorton6314 giorni fa
  • They should have used super chargers instead of turbo

    mrextremegamingmrextremegaming15 giorni fa
  • #ttto

    Devon martinezDevon martinez15 giorni fa
  • Evo’s are red, Imprezas are blue, both go bwaaa, stutututu

    OperaationPixelzOperaationPixelz15 giorni fa
  • itworlds.info/round/ppmrndCrl9V6jYQ/video

    Good lifeGood life16 giorni fa
  • They need to do a Netflix show for reals

    1 21 216 giorni fa
  • Yea this is my 10th time rewatching this...so what

    Logan PalmerLogan Palmer16 giorni fa
  • Can we get some new Hi Low episodes please 🙏

    Noushat HossainNoushat Hossain16 giorni fa
  • After watching this I’ve come to the conclusion that a trailer is the most important part of a turbo kit.

    Jason N.Jason N.17 giorni fa
  • 10:11 damn men I want to give you a hug jajaja

    Jorge PachecoJorge Pacheco18 giorni fa
  • 38:39 Is that a supra ?

    kuba231kuba23118 giorni fa
  • It that a supra

    Jack Wolfy potatoJack Wolfy potato18 giorni fa
  • Yeah they should have a Netflix show

    Marsh MarshMarsh Marsh18 giorni fa
  • I've always thought when the day came I would do a turbo install in my driveway. After seeing this, I'm not doing it at all. thanks for the heads up. I'm no rookie with wrenches but this isn't something for me. I might buy a car already turbo'd then run upgrades.

    kicknsystmkicknsystm19 giorni fa
  • 7:02 to 7:04 anyone notice the fact there's two freakin nolans

    memeusefulmemeuseful19 giorni fa
  • I would love to turbo my car, but have zero clue on where to start, eclipse gt 06

    SenorFluffySenorFluffy19 giorni fa
    • GT so you have a 3.7L v6 yeah? Furst off get ready for costs the kit plus Labour then check if your parts can even handle it by going to a shop if they can great move to a stage 1 kit. Never delt with your car, mostly with e46, is200 the cost for everything if car is in good condition ia around 2.5-2.8k euro for those ones. Plenty of stuff out there go to forums and in a day or two you will be good to go. If its your daily dont try to do it yourself. If you want a dyi one get a shitbox and play with that.

      HELGRAF !HELGRAF !18 giorni fa
  • was james in a gang or something

    Jacob AllisonJacob Allison19 giorni fa
  • You guys should make a cheep vs expensive in Milan New Mexico we have a dirt car track and my dads friend owns it

    Trayven DogoTrayven Dogo20 giorni fa
  • When they played hold up I got some real dde og vibes

    Levi SchugLevi Schug20 giorni fa
  • This is probably one of my most favorite Donut videos of all time

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