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Old 11-08-2017, 08:15 PM   #71
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DBV uses a Mitsubishi MHI core matted to a IHI turbo... itís a TD06 joined to a stock turbo (internals changed obviously).

Iím not sure what beach buggy turbo uses in terms of the exact turbo but my understanding is that itís a modified k04.

Either way Iím pretty sure quite a few members here rock their turbos...

F23 is pretty mute at this point. Many people have had issues with it and Iím pretty sure it came to light that it was a Chinese core or something like that

I donno, Iím of the mindset that if Iím gonna swap my turbo out.. I want the max hp/tq that is safe on stock internals and fueling. 330whp just doesnít cut it for me
Are you stage 2? If so, do you have any idea what 330 who feels like on a FWD GTI? Traction is minimal until at least 3rd gear, and most of the time not until 4th. 330 who is A LOT more than people realize.
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Old 11-09-2017, 09:14 AM   #72
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Totally sorry for thread jacking this post.

FriggenT - Yes the hybrid k04 + custom tune route would be more expensive than a p&p k04 but it would still be cheaper than a big turbo kit. This I am ok with. Maybe K04 is enough for me; I'm not sure. Considering this is my daily driver.. it might be more than enough.

Yes I am stage 2; I have all the bolt ons possible so the next step would be a turbo swap of some kind. I guess I just want to be different and not go the traditional way (k04) and I do have a semi local tuner in my state (United Motorsports). Time will ultimately tell as I still have about a year before I heavily consider the turbo swap. And I'm pretty sure traction is such an issue with k04 because of the massive TQ they put out (almost 400 I believe? Maybe 380-90), not the 330whp.

K04 is definitely the tried and true method, no doubt about that. Maybe i'll dare to be different... maybe not
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Old 11-09-2017, 02:47 PM   #73
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Totally sorry for thread jacking this post.

FriggenT - Yes the hybrid k04 + custom tune route would be more expensive than a p&p k04 but it would still be cheaper than a big turbo kit. This I am ok with. Maybe K04 is enough for me; I'm not sure. Considering this is my daily driver.. it might be more than enough.

Yes I am stage 2; I have all the bolt ons possible so the next step would be a turbo swap of some kind. I guess I just want to be different and not go the traditional way (k04) and I do have a semi local tuner in my state (United Motorsports). Time will ultimately tell as I still have about a year before I heavily consider the turbo swap. And I'm pretty sure traction is such an issue with k04 because of the massive TQ they put out (almost 400 I believe? Maybe 380-90), not the 330whp.

K04 is definitely the tried and true method, no doubt about that. Maybe i'll dare to be different... maybe not
I have the UM tune. I like it, just have a few bugs to work out with the high rpm breaking up, but the car is fast
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Old 11-09-2017, 04:34 PM   #74
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I have the UM tune. I like it, just have a few bugs to work out with the high rpm breaking up, but the car is fast
Are you K04 or stage 2?
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Old 11-09-2017, 10:53 PM   #75
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Are you K04 or stage 2?
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