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Old 01-17-2013, 03:28 PM   #34
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2002 WRX - 750WHP
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Originally Posted by Equilibrium Tuning View Post
Transient response might be good once you're above the boost threshold, but the boost threshold itself is moved up drastically with the larger housing. I have also yet to see any significant increases in power with the 10cm on that particular turbo. The compressor just doesn't flow enough to take advantage of the increased hot side flow potential.

-- Ed
Haha. Now you're saying the exact opposite of what Phatron says in regards to this turbo. See below:

Originally Posted by PhatBotti Tuning TKR View Post
If someone is asking for advice before a build I will recommend the 2.5xtr over the 1.5xtr, because the 2.5 will make more power and spool virtually the same. The 1.5xtr was specifically made for 2L cars....its a 2.5 with a smaller turbine
So now two of the most well known tuners on this board are saying the exact opposite things.

No wonder people have a hard time choosing turbo's, lol.

Originally Posted by PerformanceAutoSolutions View Post
how did you not run out of fuel? with those 1400cc inj..

Originally Posted by WRXt4cy View Post
Because Walbro 465.
^This. I need to try this one! Really opens up the door for more power with a stock-ish fuel system.
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