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Old 11 Sep 2011, 05:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Good Morning,

I am looking for some advice, i recently bought a my99 Turbo 2000 with a blown engine,the engine would run but knocked massivly, i have replaced the engine only to find the turbo was shot, i have now replaced the turbo (TD04 original) and was wanting to know your thoughts of why the engine failed, the car has covered 130k miles, had full service history at a main dealer, the car has a few mods - Induction kit, dump valve, stainless exhaust, front cat is still on but straight through from there, strut brace, i dont think the car has been remapped, if i leave the mods in place will it need to be done? and does it have to be ecutek.

The engine is an EJ205

Thanks in advance

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Old 11 Sep 2011, 01:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Remap or no remap -

i'd get it rolled to to make sure all is running fine,could be any number of reasons the the engine to go....ECUtek is the only map for the MY99-00 unless you go after market ECU..
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Old 13 Sep 2011, 12:37 PM   #3 (permalink)
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new engine or new turbo (even if replaced like for like) wants to be mapped for it, no point in spending 2k on a new engine to then have it go bang cos it wasnt setup right.
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