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      07-13-2009, 02:36 AM   #45
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These sound way too expensive to be worth it at the moment when people are seeing 410rwhp+ on 100 octane with a JB3 and bolt on's..
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these upgrade turbo vendors need to realize that the vast majority of guys eyeing larger turbos are not bone stock
i want bigger snails, but many of us already have either the full works re bolt ons or at least a couple of mods under our belts already.

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exactly what i was saying, i'm gunna send this link over to ryan@rd sport & see what he can do for us
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These sound way too expensive to be worth it at the moment when people are seeing 410rwhp+ on 100 octane with a JB3 and bolt on's..
This yea but longevity on stock turbos is the problem, also the power curve is so much better with upgraded turbos at 5800-7000 on the graph its making 60 to 70 whp more than stock turbos, even if its only 25 to 30 whp PEAK more, the car will be way faster. Plus 430 is conservativly tuned i bet you will see 440-450whp all day long on 93 oct as these kits get fine tuned.
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i saw somewhere that it was 6400 for the turbos, downpipes, and exhaust... plus 1200 of install fees..
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i saw somewhere that it was 6400 for the turbos, downpipes, and exhaust... plus 1200 of install fees..
that's not a bad price.. just wish these turbo's could produce 500whp
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that's not a bad price.. just wish these turbo's could produce 500whp
that's a pretty bad price if you ask me..if you read their website they ask that you provide the hardware a.k.a the turbos or "an additional charge will be applied"..

i purchased stock turbos on ebay for $250 cuz i was going to do this a while back, dp's from riss for ex. are $550, mp's & mufflers lets say $1500-$2k if you go w/ a higher end muffler set up, this totals roughly $2500-$3k in parts including stock turbos! meaning they're charging $3,500 to port your stock turbos & put new internals in & then charging another $1200 for install..i'm sorry but that's not a great price
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It isn't a great price, no. However, the car is new. The parts are expensive. Finally, the pioneers of this venture will have to spend some money on R&D to finally get it right. C&C machines are not cheap either. I wish it could be done easier but until this car is out for a few more years I don't see a cheap turbo swap coming yet.
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