Originally Posted by Migo
No there's no need for a turbo crossmember unless you want to eventually use turbo exhaust components. I reused my old oil pan and headers. Using a turbo crossmember is mainly for clearing an uppipe.
which leads me to my next question: is the n/a oil pan sufficient to run, say, a bolt-on turbo kit that's designed for n/a x-member/headers, pushing a bar of boost with the sti s/b and n/a sohc everything else?