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Old 12 Apr 2010, 06:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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which turbo do i use??

please help!!
i have a 96 wrx. it has a z4 ecu and at min has a td04 turbo on it. i read threadson here and others that it should have a td05 on it. i have bought a td05 one but have now read that it will have loads of lag. i just wondered which turbo would be better to use? i have a decat full exhaust and a green panel filter.just wondered which turbo is better to use.i live in the city and dont really use the motorways that much? any help in welcome.
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Old 13 Apr 2010, 12:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: which turbo do i use??

Stick with the TD04. Will be fine for your use as sounds like your not going for more power. Also if you switch turbo's you'll need a remap which will cost upwards of 500.
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Re: which turbo do i use??

if mapped for it the td05 shouldn;t be too laggy, will be slightly more than the TD04, but the TD04 is prob the fastest spooling turbo out there, it just doesn;t have the grunt to get more than about 260 ish bhp
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Old 13 Apr 2010, 01:46 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: which turbo do i use??

hi therte
thanks for the answers. ill keep the td04 for now then.i will do more to car as a i get round to it.just done the exhaust, brakes and green cotton panel filter.got the turbo and getting a uprated fuel pump.will just keep the turbo for hen all this is done and can it remapped.
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