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Old 11-24-2012, 08:53 PM   #1
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Default Another "Looking into upgrading turbo.." Thread

I have a 07 STI and I want to upgrade my VF43. I am currently stage two, and I am NOT looking to make a ****load of power with stock internals. I'm not to worried in pricing either, and will be using this car as a DD. I wanted to hear some opinions on different turbos to run for my setup. Any help would be appreciated!
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Old 11-24-2012, 09:06 PM   #2
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Cheap old'ish tech td06 20g and save money on that for inj, fmic, fuel pump, new stock spark plugs, e85 tune.

Or 20gXTR and all the above, or fpred/greenhta on lower boost...this would give you headroom to push it and someday upgrade the motor (arguably as risky as all others, torque is a killer, as is early rpm huge torque with smaller turbos. I recommend larger turbos and less boost for your desired hp range). I did recommend the 20g's because I knew a guy that went 100k miles and was reliable as hell on a 20g. Some argue the STi should have come with a 20g, very smooth on that 2.5 with the td05 and especially td06.
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