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Old 12 Dec 2010, 09:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi guys i just jumped on the scooby band wagen and bagged myself a 03 but 52 plate subaru impreza 2.0 ltre wrx sti and just wondered if i need to buy a turbo timer ? , i dont drive it too hard but dont want to reck the turbo , also if i need one which one you guys would recomend ? i know insurance companies hate them for messing with the alarm . will wait for a reply cheers guys
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Old 12 Dec 2010, 09:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Don't bother - warm it up and cool it down correctly by taking it easy for the first and the last fee miles is better than any turbo timer. Waste of money - it can't tell how hot your turbo is so how does it set the interval correctly.
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Old 13 Dec 2010, 09:47 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Turbo timer ?

As above mate, seen this post quite a few times and the majority response is alway the same.
Take the last few miles nice and easy and let the car cool down naturally
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Old 13 Dec 2010, 01:00 PM   #4 (permalink)
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yep as said, taking it easy for last few miles is by far the best option, keeps all the fluids circulating, plus moving air stops it heat soaking
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