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post #1 of 5 Old 03-09-2010, 02:16 PM Thread Starter
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Turbo inlet silicone choice

I am going to replace the turbo inlet hose on my 03 WRX.

I wanted the Samco piece but it's over 300 bucks, so I found these choices. Looking for opinions, which have the possibility of being installed without removing the intake manifold.


Silicone Hose Kits for Subaru. StylinMotors Inc.

Silicone Induction Intake Hose Subaru Impreza WRX / WRX STi GDB 00-05 (RED) - Autobahn88 ASHK04 - SIR00003 Samco Sport SFS Performance Silicone Hoses same product of Manufacturers, Factory, Supplier, Distributor, Dealer, Wholesaler, Reseller, Retaile

Turbo Inlet Tubes for the Subaru WRX from HorsepowerFreaks

Thanks for any input you could provide.
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post #2 of 5 Old 03-11-2010, 04:46 PM
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i have a perrin turbo inlet hose and it was a tight fit to get it in there but it works great! i also have a fmic so i an not sure if you would have to remove your top mount if you have one or not but it also comes with great instructions on how to intall it!
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i need to get one of those mine is ripped pretty bad...i was looking at these

Import Image Racing: Gimmick Motorsports 2.4inch V2 Turbo Inlet Hose for 02+ WRX/04+ STi

but i think im going to go to a local metal shop and have them make one with all the nipples and things out of aluminum.. and have a solid piece to my intake... no silicon.. just aluminum...
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now that i see the link you posted mine will be just like the aluminum one but a solid one piece to my maf sensor.. my local shop said they would do it for like 200... i think im gonna go that route
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I got the Perrin one and it was a pretty painless install. A couple of handtools and about two or three beers. It really is easy engine work for the novice and $200 is definitely kinda high.

Perring also includes great instructions.
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