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i was just wondering what my stock turbo is able to put out without blowing it because i took the redtube off and on my 120 race tune i can hit 30 and i let off because im kinda scared i dont want to blow nothing

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anything over 25-27 and its not running efficient, more heat. I keep mine at 25

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Keep the wastegate hose connected and run the 80 for most of everyday use and you shouldn't have an issue with the stock turbo.

I usually switch back and forth, but the economy tune is what I run 80% of the time.
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yeah i run the 80 tune also but i recently got my gauges and so i took the wastegate hose off to see what i could do and i was told that it wouldn't hurt anything keeping unplugged but im thinking im going to put plug it back in i dont want problems

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Nah it wont hurt anything for drag strip use or something like that, everyday pounding it to 30 might eventually cause a problem. I only unplugged mine just for racing, but I usually keep it connected just because.

I think I read somewhere the stock turbo is useless passed 25ish anyway.
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Nah it wont hurt anything for drag strip use or something like that, everyday pounding it to 30 might eventually cause a problem. I only unplugged mine just for racing, but I usually keep it connected just because.

I think I read somewhere the stock turbo is useless passed 25ish anyway.
well thanks a lot thats good to know!!!

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Nah it wont hurt anything for drag strip use or something like that, everyday pounding it to 30 might eventually cause a problem. I only unplugged mine just for racing, but I usually keep it connected just because.

I think I read somewhere the stock turbo is useless passed 25ish anyway.


Over 30psi and it only pushing superheated air which makes no power.

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were is this hose you disconect? im just curious i havent played with my turbo much
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it's a red line that goes to the wastegate, that's on the driverside of the turbo

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