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#1 Old 02-20-2013, 02:45 PM
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what upgrades to do before upgrading turbo?

i have a 05 wrx with some bolt-ons.. i want to get a vf22 turbo and was wondering what i need to do to the engine before adding more boost

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What do you have now?
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More fuel i.e. fuel pump, and injectors. Also a larger intercooler, tbe, and a tune after that.
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@brfatal engine is stock

@boo-key bear thanks for the tips
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That's not what I asked, I asked what's on the car now.
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That's not what I asked, I asked what's on the car now.
According to his profile, he has the following goodies:

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what he said ^ hah
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and most importantly BE COMPLETELY UP TO DATE ON YOUR MAINTENANCE. a compression test would be a good idea too just to be sure your stressing a tired motor
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