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The 03 Turbo Swap is DONE!

I picked up an 03 turbo and pedestal today from a fellow member of the org and just got done installing it. Total time was about 3.5 hours and it was a pretty simple installation. Gotta love the sound of an 03 turbo

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I picked up an 03 turbo and pedestal today from a fellow member of the org and just got done installing it. Total time was about 3.5 hours and it was a pretty simple installation. Gotta love the sound of an 03 turbo
It's sweet isn't it If you haven't already done so, remove the muffler and then you'll really like it.

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Cool, Im fixing to do mine, are the two turbos about the same performance. I didn't know if there were any difference in swapping your 06 to the 03?

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Cool, Im fixing to do mine, are the two turbos about the same performance. I didn't know if there were any difference in swapping your 06 to the 03?
A little quicker spooling, 15-20 hp. gain possible at higher rpm's and I noticed almost 150 degree drop in EGT's.

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sounds good, guess it will not create any problems. cant wait to get mine!

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sounds good, guess it will not create any problems. cant wait to get mine!
Make sure you get the 03 turbo pedestsl too.

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yea i got one, just trying to find a good deal on the turbo. The dealership told me to keep my 06 just in case I have warranty work done, i can put it back on. Where did you get yours?

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yea i got one, just trying to find a good deal on the turbo. The dealership told me to keep my 06 just in case I have warranty work done, i can put it back on. Where did you get yours?
My Aunt works for a company that remans. the 03. I got it new for $450 and that included paying the core.

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great price!! wish I could run up on a deal like that!!

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great price!! wish I could run up on a deal like that!!
I'll keep my eyes and ears open for you.

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