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post #1 of 10 Old 01-15-2008, 07:42 PM Thread Starter
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upgrade AFE Stage 1 to a Stage 2

would i notice any performance gains by switching from an AFE stage 1 to a Stage 2 besides a little lower EGT's. Im either thinking about upgrading to a Stage 2, or getting some warn premium hubs and a Turbomaster wastegate?? Any suggestions..Stage 2 or hubs and Turbomaster wastegate.

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anyone have any advice on what would be the best here?

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My choice would be the hubs and wastegate. You probobly wouldn't notice a difference in changing out to the stage 2. You could buy the AFE torque tube for the stage 1 that will flow more air for a whole lot cheaper.

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yea i already have the torque tube, thanks for thea dvice, i was leaning toward the hubs and wastegate and im pretty sure now i will just go that route, my intaske im sure is good enough for my mods.

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Yeah I think dollar for dollar the hubs and controller vs the stage 2 your better served

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Did the touqe tube do anything

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nothing noticeable

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i'd get the hubs and wastegate myself... hows that torque tube workin out?

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its a bigger mor rounded tube, i didnt notice anything different after installing it though, looks a little cooler thats about it!

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haha looks matter... LOL

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