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Old 09-01-2008, 02:07 AM   #1
niteon3
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well im new to this site really haven't posted much but i just bought a 99rs with 80k on it and was wondering mybe if i should just do a sti swap or rebuild my my 2.5rs motor so that i can turbo it..please all the help i can get is worth it.My whole goal is to push some boost and i really want to know what is more reasonable to do. Thank you
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Old 09-01-2008, 02:13 AM   #2
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STI Swap, Everything Turbo is THERE
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Old 09-01-2008, 08:02 AM   #3
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Swap is the only way to go. TONS of available parts... If you do the rebuild, you'll have a custom setup which will probably end up being much more costly, and less reliable.
Just my $.02 - GL with whichever route you end up taking
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Old 09-01-2008, 11:53 AM   #4
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ya i was thinking of doing the swap beacuse in the long run it would be worth it but should i do an actual sti swap or this FXT EJ257?
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