Turbo Charged Ridgeline - Honda Ridgeline Owners Club Forums
     Honda Ridgeline Owners Club Forums
Go Back   Honda Ridgeline Owners Club Forums > Honda Ridgeline Accessories, Care and Mods > Under The Hood / Performance


RidgelineOwnersClub.com is the premier Honda Ridgeline Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-17-2007, 12:43 AM   #1
Snapshot
ROC Rank: Sophomore
2006 RTL
Steel Blue / Gray
 
Snapshot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Posts: 180
Turbo Charged Ridgeline

here a peek at a Turbo Charge Ridgeline
Attached Images
 
__________________
Mods:
Centerline California Encino 20", Falken Ziex S/TZ 04 P275/45/R20, Poron Reversing Aid, Line of Fire, Retrax, Westin Step Bar Platunim Series, Vent Shade Rain Guards, Signal Mirrors, Dash Kit, Truxxx Lift Kit, Squires Turbo System, Aero Exhaust, Fitch Fuel Catalyst, DICE Ipod, Lane Fx, Muth Signal Mirror, Fig Hood Support

OEM Mods:
Reversing Camera, Rear Mud Guard, Fog Lights, Hood Deflector, Roof Rack,
Snapshot is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 03-17-2007, 12:52 AM   #2
fredridge
ROC Rank: 1k Comma Club
2006 *Not a Ridgeline owner
Steel Blue / Gray
 
fredridge's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Orange County, CA
Posts: 1,100
Re: Turbo Charged Ridgeline

nice, I was wondering when someone was going to do that. Are you the prototype for a custom fit turbo for the RL? or is that a universal STS kit?
fredridge is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-17-2007, 01:02 AM   #3
Snapshot
ROC Rank: Sophomore
2006 RTL
Steel Blue / Gray
 
Snapshot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Posts: 180
Re: Turbo Charged Ridgeline

STS Universal Kit
__________________
Mods:
Centerline California Encino 20", Falken Ziex S/TZ 04 P275/45/R20, Poron Reversing Aid, Line of Fire, Retrax, Westin Step Bar Platunim Series, Vent Shade Rain Guards, Signal Mirrors, Dash Kit, Truxxx Lift Kit, Squires Turbo System, Aero Exhaust, Fitch Fuel Catalyst, DICE Ipod, Lane Fx, Muth Signal Mirror, Fig Hood Support

OEM Mods:
Reversing Camera, Rear Mud Guard, Fog Lights, Hood Deflector, Roof Rack,

Last edited by Snapshot; 03-17-2007 at 02:19 AM.
Snapshot is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-17-2007, 01:09 AM   #4
fredridge
ROC Rank: 1k Comma Club
2006 *Not a Ridgeline owner
Steel Blue / Gray
 
fredridge's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Orange County, CA
Posts: 1,100
Re: Turbo Charged Ridgeline

Any way you could get dyno charts? What did that run you? How hard was the install?
fredridge is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-17-2007, 02:27 AM   #5
Snapshot
ROC Rank: Sophomore
2006 RTL
Steel Blue / Gray
 
Snapshot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Posts: 180
Re: Turbo Charged Ridgeline

Looking for a dyno shop down here in Hawaii, that has a AWD or 4WD unit.

Cost about $7,000 -- allot of custom piping was done and injector change, powder coating,

Took about 4 1/2 weeks to complete at STS dealer.
__________________
Mods:
Centerline California Encino 20", Falken Ziex S/TZ 04 P275/45/R20, Poron Reversing Aid, Line of Fire, Retrax, Westin Step Bar Platunim Series, Vent Shade Rain Guards, Signal Mirrors, Dash Kit, Truxxx Lift Kit, Squires Turbo System, Aero Exhaust, Fitch Fuel Catalyst, DICE Ipod, Lane Fx, Muth Signal Mirror, Fig Hood Support

OEM Mods:
Reversing Camera, Rear Mud Guard, Fog Lights, Hood Deflector, Roof Rack,
Snapshot is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-17-2007, 05:26 AM   #6
ChrisM
Moderator
2006 RTL
Redrock Pearl / Beige
 
ChrisM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Cincinnati OH
Posts: 5,695
Re: Turbo Charged Ridgeline

Please post more information and a lot more pictures. Any data would be helpful. Posting a picture with a 8 word descrilption of something we have never seen is like posting a blurry picture of a UFO or Bigfoot and claiming it is real.

I'm not trying to be critical or implying anything, I just want more info.

Thanks
__________________
2006 RTL w/o Navi & 2007 RTX

ChrisM is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-17-2007, 06:30 AM   #7
mtrotman
ROC Rank: Junior
2006 RTL
Steel Blue / Gray
 
mtrotman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Isle of Palms, SC
Posts: 285
Re: Turbo Charged Ridgeline

Quote:
Originally Posted by Snapshot View Post
Looking for a dyno shop down here in Hawaii, that has a AWD or 4WD unit.

Cost about $7,000 -- allot of custom piping was done and injector change, powder coating,

Took about 4 1/2 weeks to complete at STS dealer.

WHAT! Am I missing something here? Are you racing the truck and hope to recoup the investment with cash and prizes? I'm not Warren Buffet, but damn - what a waste of valuable time and money. While many of the cosmetic and audio mods also seem like a silly waste of resources to me, at least they can be enjoyed by the eyes and ears. A $7,000 turbo charger for a $28,000 truck? And in Hawaii no less. How far can you drive in Hawaii before you have to turn around and go back the other way? California desert, maybe. But Hawaii?

Last edited by mtrotman; 03-17-2007 at 06:35 AM.
mtrotman is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-17-2007, 07:27 AM   #8
RF4B Driver
ROC Rank: Sophomore
2006 RTL
Amazon Green / Olive
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Moseley, VA
Posts: 132
Re: Turbo Charged Ridgeline

mtrotman......here's a thought......maybe he WANTED to do it. His money, his truck, His Business!
__________________
U.S. Marine Corps: Providing Americas enemies the opportunity to die for their countries since 1775.
RF4B Driver is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-17-2007, 08:09 AM   #9
mtrotman
ROC Rank: Junior
2006 RTL
Steel Blue / Gray
 
mtrotman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Isle of Palms, SC
Posts: 285
Re: Turbo Charged Ridgeline

Quote:
Originally Posted by RF4B Driver View Post
mtrotman......here's a thought......maybe he WANTED to do it. His money, his truck, His Business!
But you're wrong - it is our business now. He made it our business with the post. He posted the message expecting comments. And we are all entitled to respond with comments and questions - positive, negative, neutral. That's what forums are for. I sincerely want to know - what is the point of spending 4 1/2 weeks and $7,000 to turbo charge a Honda Ridgeline? Maybe I'll decide to do it too if I understand the value! Maybe it's just his hobby and he has the cash and time to indulge himself. I completely understand that - it's called passion. So perhaps I should state my question a different way so as not to offend: Is this just an expensive mod to do just because you have the passion, money, and time - or is there another reason?

Last edited by mtrotman; 03-17-2007 at 08:13 AM.
mtrotman is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-17-2007, 08:55 AM   #10
kanji
ROC Rank: 2k Comma Club
2006 RTL
Amazon Green / Olive
 
kanji's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: SoCal, Palmdale
Posts: 2,009
Send a message via AIM to kanji Send a message via Yahoo to kanji
Re: Turbo Charged Ridgeline

its power...knowing that he has it and know one knows that he has it on the street, unless he let the other know that he has it.. Have fun with it...that will be one kick butt sleeper truck
__________________
Anthony aka Kanji

"My personal world has collapsed, and seeing the outside world around me, I feel lost and confused with desire and nothing to focus on." -Anonymous
kanji is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Honda Ridgeline Owners Club Forums > Honda Ridgeline Accessories, Care and Mods > Under The Hood / Performance

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Honda Ridgeline Owners Club Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Write a Ridgeline review and help potential buyers MontanaFred Miscellaneous/General Honda Ridgeline Discussions 39 02-27-2012 09:08 PM
Ridgeline takes on Baja 1000!!!! Ridge Miscellaneous/General Honda Ridgeline Discussions 14 11-17-2008 03:25 AM
Ridgeline takes on Baja 1000!!!! twinjogger Off-Roading 29 05-12-2008 06:10 PM
My 2006 Ridgeline, perfect or problems? (Exclude MPG & read post #1)My Ridgeline has: Ultra-HOG Miscellaneous/General Honda Ridgeline Discussions 100 02-19-2008 12:20 PM
Test your Ridgeline Knowledge!! ChrisM Miscellaneous/General Honda Ridgeline Discussions 44 01-25-2008 10:20 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:02 PM.



Views and opinions expressed on this forum are not necessarily those held by Autoforums, Inc. or forum management.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.