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Old 11-11-2010, 10:49 PM
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Why the 03 turbo?

Whats the deal with the turbo from the 03. I seen that one has 10 vains where as the other 15. What is the gain from switching.
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Old 11-12-2010, 04:49 AM
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The only gain is the loud whistle!!!
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Old 11-12-2010, 05:11 AM
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what he said.......x2
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also, because there are less vains, there is less back pressure. slightly lower egts, slightly more hp.
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Old 11-12-2010, 09:41 AM
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Eh....I didn't notice anything other than whistle. I logged about 100k miles on a 05 turbo, then 40k on a 03 turbo, and am back on a 05 turbo for the past 5k miles.
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Old 11-12-2010, 11:24 AM
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really? wow, good to know
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Old 11-12-2010, 11:46 AM
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Yeah, some people just love the loud whiste. A straight piped 03 sounds like a jet driving down the street.
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Old 11-12-2010, 01:25 PM
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i feel like my 05 turbo is rediculously loud. i still havent been able to get the whistle on video, none of my cameras will pick that high of a sound up. the one is hd and has got all the fancy stuff
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