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stock 2mm is what im gonna be runnin..im shootin for 500+@ 20-22psi
mabe more who knows
hurleys are nice b/c if u pop it they are *suposidly wont kill turbo* softer, wich makes them seal better but also wear faster...
ceramic is nice but$$$$$$$$ not that that matters to u but if u detonate they all go...
3mm will take detonation better than 2mm but the problem is getting the rotors milled properly fot the 3mm seals, seems from what ive researched there is some trouble getting consistent and well machined rotors...
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I've heard a lot of conflicting conflicting information about apex seals...from what I've gleaned, you'll be fine running a stock 2 piece 2mm seal. Stock seals can handle a lot of boost, just not detonation...no seals can help with that. I think you should just stick with the 2mm's and just get the car properly tuned.
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its not about the seals...its about the tuning. you have 5mm seals if you want. if the car is tuned incorrectly, youll blow those too! stock seals could take all the abuse 3mm ones can take knowing that the car is tuned correcly. do a search on this. this debate is almost as big as the FMIC vs. SMIC war and sythetic oil vs. dino debate.
My dream engine would have 2mm Ianetti ceramic seals for their superior wear qualities and lighter weight. You don't need 3mm seals with 18psi, and 2mm seals better. Of course, if you bust ceramic seals, say goodbye to the rotor housings, but you're not going to do that cause you're going to tune the car very carefully, right?