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I want to Turbo Charge a 2.5 RS so that I could have the most possible horse power, but not on the verge of detonation.

Is there a full kit out there, ie. Huge Turbo, FMIC, BOV, and so on?

Also I really want to be running maybe high 13's-low 14's, what else can you fellars recomend?

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Go to Ludespeed.com they have a complete kit. I think a couple of people around here have them. I don't have it, but looked into it. I am waiting for Templar's Supercharger kit instead.:checkit:
 

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call larry g.

Larry Ganz is selling a kit now. Check the "other" board. I think it has all the details in it.
 

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Turbo problems?

Say I do get a turbo for the 2.5, what problems am I looking at? Ie: New Clutch, New Transmission, 4wd problems, engine internals, fuel? Or can I just get the turbo?
 

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Tuning is never easy. If you add boost then you confront other problems such as:

Improving your fuel system.

Tranny issues.

You can safely run about 5 psi of boost on most aftermarket kits (perhaps more in CO) before the other issues raise their heads. There lots of good info on the Aftermarket Induction forum on that other board.

I have a Forced Air Technologies Kit complete with intercooler, used for only 2000 miles, if you decide your interested.

Good luck! :)
 

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Usually when you turbo your car you want to get a good engine management system, a boost controller, new clutch and if you're going for big power gains you should replace your vital engine internals like pistons and transmission. On a stock tranmission you can run about 10 psi of boost (usually) before you start destroying stuff. For example, the SCC project Impreza destroyed a half dog gear box because it had so much torque. Also you might want to reconsider getting the biggest turbo you can find because issues such as turbo lag can arise. Larger turbos take more energy to spool up to full boost. Also a large turbo will cause you to have to change the compression ratio of your pistons if you want to safely run your car without piston knock or detonation. My advice would be to start off with a simple kit that isn't big and keep the boost under 10 psi. This way you can retain your stock transmission. I would also recommend a 3 inch cat back system and a new clutch to realize the full potential of your turbo system.
 
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