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Old 11-19-2008, 08:16 AM   #1
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Cheapest way to go turbo..

Thinking hard about going FI...i think turbo is the way i want to go..and im n ot going to have a TON of money to sink in..any suggestions? I def. have to stay under 2000..for the whole she-bang!


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Thats just not going to happen...

Tuning alone is $500


What if something happens and the motor fails? You should save up and set more than enough funds on the side to complete the project the right way instead of cutting corners that could cost you a new motor.
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You could build a kit yourself and get lucky and find a used log manifold and downpipe for under $2000 but, just as Charles has said up there, you need to account for tuning and J.I.C. replacement parts. With proper tuning, you shouldn't be breaking anything if the install is done properly. Things do happen though, and be prepared for it.
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i am piecing together a kit and figured tuning+gauges will be around 1500 and my parts are about 700
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Thanks for the input guys..I knew it would be a stretch..guess ill have to be better next year so santa wont be so damn greedy!
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If you play your game right, you'll still end up under cost of the Xios SVT kit.
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SVT needs J&S so that and tuning your already at $1050....I just dont see this happening safely....
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SVT needs J&S so that and tuning your already at $1050....I just dont see this happening safely....
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I have a very nice DIY starter kit for 1500.00

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I have a very nice DIY starter kit for 1500.00

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