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Old 03-01-2013, 03:52 AM   #2
akfmx
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Member#: 226059
Join Date: Oct 2009
Chapter/Region: AKIC
Location: AK
Vehicle:
low and slow
forester

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Built a slot ported box to match my Boston G1 10" sub. A lot better sounding than the prefab sealed box I was using before.



I started to miss having a turbo...and after doing too much forum surfing, I had a brilliant plan on how to turbo my car. I say brilliant because the way I had it worked out in my mind I had a relatively small parts list....the actual parts list has more than tripled in size

I started gathering parts. Kirk donated his old TD04 to the cause. My original plan was stock wrx turbo placement, using a stock downpipe, FXT slim intercooler, and custom making an uppipe that mated to the NA headers.

Sometime during this point I had Seth at P3 install an ACT HD clutch, in preparation for boost.



After more thinking, I figured it wouldn't be much harder to customize a downpipe since I am already making a custom uppipe. This way I could rotate the turbo and have a better turbo intake that avoids the intake manifold all together. So my brother and I chopped up a stock downpipe and got here.






BUT, after more thinking, I scrapped that idea and went another direction. I picked up an 02-03 TMIC as well as a wrx fuel pump and stock wrx 440cc injectors from Mike (Nomad). My new, and current plan is to weld an inlet into the side of the intercooler and clock the TD04. It will be similar to the Ludespeed turbo kit. Picked up some exhaust pipe from napa and some mandrel bends from mandrel-bends.com. Cut up a stock up-pipe and downpipe for the flanges and got to work.

Here is the mockup of the turbo placement



Up-pipe


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