Originally Posted by Heedlessone
Hate to break it to you, but you won't hit 300whp with your stock turbo. It's the TD04 and is just way to small. I don't know if you consider a turbo a "light upgrade", but that is what's required to hit 300whp, safely.
The problem is the new generation of tuners is blowing smoke up everyone's ass telling them "there you go, you have 300whp"
Most of these new generation of tuners, to be blunt, suck. This is why blown motors are SO much more common than they were 8-9 years ago.