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Old 01-17-2013, 01:21 AM   #1
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Hey guys My VF52 recently went out..but since its tax return season, I might as well do a little upgrade! I was wondering what suggestions you guys might have on a slight turbo upgrade nothing to crazy. It's my DD, Bolt on with minor mods. I have a 2009 wrx. Thanks guys!
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Old 01-17-2013, 01:34 AM   #2
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also... what all do you have done already?
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:51 AM   #3
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more importantly, why did a relatively new vf52 die? Maybe you should work on fixing/improving that issue with your money?
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:23 PM   #4
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more importantly, why did a relatively new vf52 die? Maybe you should work on fixing/improving that issue with your money?
^^^^make sure there isn't an oil starvation issue so you new $1000 turbo doesn't go poof after a mile.
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Old 01-17-2013, 03:00 PM   #5
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Hey guys My VF52 recently went out..but since its tax return season, I might as well do a little upgrade! I was wondering what suggestions you guys might have on a slight turbo upgrade nothing to crazy. It's my DD, Bolt on with minor mods. I have a 2009 wrx. Thanks guys!
Call up Maxwell Power just up North in Marysville. Good recommendations + good deals + expert tech knowledge and tuning.

Plus everybody up there's cool.
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Old 01-18-2013, 04:54 PM   #6
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Hey guys My VF52 recently went out..but since its tax return season, I might as well do a little upgrade! I was wondering what suggestions you guys might have on a slight turbo upgrade nothing to crazy. It's my DD, Bolt on with minor mods. I have a 2009 wrx. Thanks guys!
What is wrong with it?
I sent you a pm
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Old 01-18-2013, 05:47 PM   #7
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Yeah i'm worried now. i've got a 2009 with 60k on it. if my turbo goes I'd get a blouch 20g 7cm and a set of forged pistons.
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Old 01-18-2013, 06:19 PM   #8
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Yeah i'm worried now. i've got a 2009 with 60k on it. if my turbo goes I'd get a blouch 20g 7cm and a set of forged pistons.
why would you be worried? how many members are on here? how many blown vf52s have you seen posted? not many. go have a drink, its the weekend.
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