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Old 10-29-2001, 12:41 AM   #1
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Question Turbo? how to get started?

Hello everyone,
My name is Bryant and I was wondering what to do to make my 00imprezaRS fast. Should I save up hella bank and buy a jspec engine? or should i save up hella bank and get turbo?

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Old 10-29-2001, 01:53 AM   #2
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Save up 2 hella banks and get a jspec engine with a hella big turbo. Then put some phat chrome wheels on.
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Old 10-29-2001, 01:53 AM   #3
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That's a tough one. Depends on whether you like lots of torque and responsiveness, or the ability to tune it balls out to max power without breaking something for less money.

I love my 2.5 turbo, but am $2,000 poorer because I crushed a piston with too much boost.

It is probably easier to find a 2.0 JDM motor than a turbo kit these days. I am looking into selling turbo kits, but...

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Old 10-29-2001, 02:34 AM   #4
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Up to you. Either way, do it right or don't do it at all.
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Old 10-29-2001, 10:57 AM   #5
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Steps (in order)

1. get a job
2. get a second job
3. (if you're dating) explain to your significant other the meaning of "going dutch"
4. Christmas won't be coming this year.

heh heh heh.

I think you might want to $$ look into $$ a nice transmission to mate up with the new power.
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Old 10-29-2001, 03:59 PM   #6
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First buy a different car, because it is really annoyingly difficult to get a turbo kit together that you like. It will take alot of time, money, and PATIENCE. Good luck.
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