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What's the question? Are they good? Should you get one? What stage are you looking at? What do you want it for? Racing, daily driver, both? More info, por favor!
 

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yea i guesss i should of put more info but yea if anyone has one how is it im looking at a stage 2 or mabey a stage 3 or a daily driver just so i can beat a wrx cause we all know how cocky thet are!:biggest:
 

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If you wanna beat a WRX, just buy the Stage II kit. I did my own custom Legacy turbo setup and am only running 4 psi, I am probably about dead even with a WRX and faster in the higher gears.


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I have a LudeSpeed stage II kit and have had no problems with it except 2 blown engines but that's not the kits fault. great kit

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I am ordering the ludespeed turbo kit stage 2 for my '01 2.5 RS and I am kind of worried about something happening to the car. Are the instructions good? Does it hurt the car? What clutch and exhaust should I get so I dont ruin anything?:confused:

I also hope the reason why your engine blew is not cause of the turbo. It was probably the nitrous eh?:happynow: Nitrous would toast the hell out of any car:flame:
 

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You're still driving the RS Eric? I thought you dumped the Scoob?


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Graham said:
You're still driving the RS Eric? I thought you dumped the Scoob?


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I still have it but it's been sitting in my Garage broke for the last couple months. the new Engine is going into it this week and hopefully have it on the road soon. Then probably sell it :(

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I also hope the reason why your engine blew is not cause of the turbo. It was probably the nitrous eh? Nitrous would toast the hell out of any car
The turbo was most definately the cause of my motor blowing up. But, it isn't the turbo's fault. It's mine. The kit is great. The electronics I didn't choose to buy to protect my engine is entirely my fault. And as a result, I am without my car and have been without my car for over 2 months. So, do it right the first time. As for the power of the car with just 4-5 lbs of boost? Well the WRX in stock form will not beat it. Never. It's just a beast off the line. The stock clutch will have to go once you boost your car. It gives away in 3rd, 4th and 5 gears. 100 mph comes up in a heart beat. It's an awesome feeling..

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Has anyone used the J&S Safeguard box that comes with the Ludespeed Stage III kit. If so, what is involved in tuning the motor with this unit. Also, how does it compare with a remapped ECU or a piggyback ECU as far as protection as well as performance. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Ikestaa said:
Has anyone used the J&S Safeguard box that comes with the Ludespeed Stage III kit. If so, what is involved in tuning the motor with this unit. Also, how does it compare with a remapped ECU or a piggyback ECU as far as protection as well as performance. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Yes, I am also purchasing the J&S Safeguard with a stage 2 turbo kit from ludespeed. I waould also like to know as much as possible about it.
 

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OOOH! Triple posts. That's a sure sign of a real slooooooooow server. Sucks don't it? One keeps hitting the submit button and nothing happens for a while so, you hit it again, and again. Doh!

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Of the people that have purchased a Ludespeed kit for their RS, can you tell me how many of you have installed the kit on your own? I'm planning on getting a kit, and ease of installation is a priority. I don't want to spend an extra $1,000 to have it installed.

I know from reading old manuals, the Ludespeed kit requires the engine to be lifted.....as opposed to the forced air tech that does not require it.....
 

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VanillaEps said:
Of the people that have purchased a Ludespeed kit for their RS, can you tell me how many of you have installed the kit on your own? I'm planning on getting a kit, and ease of installation is a priority. I don't want to spend an extra $1,000 to have it installed.

I know from reading old manuals, the Ludespeed kit requires the engine to be lifted.....as opposed to the forced air tech that does not require it.....
Very easy to install. It took 1 1/2 days at my friends house with a basic set of tools and jack stands :)

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I downloaded instruction for the install of the Ludespeed turbo kit on the '98-'01 Impreza. The instruction mentions lifting the engine to install the new oil pan that comes with oil return line. Is this not true??
 
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