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Old 11-22-2011, 04:14 PM   #1
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Should I get a turbo?

I want to put a turbo in my car like the sts. However it is my daily driver and have a 20 mile commute to school 4 times a week. Will my engine blow within like 3 years? The engine has about 9000 miles on it now. Prefer that guys with turbos now answer and how long your turbo has lasted so far. Thank you!

*I also now have a k&n intake, bbk headers, and loud mouth axle back exhaust. Will these work with a turbo kit?
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Old 11-22-2011, 04:17 PM   #2
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Sts you would lose the intake and pipes
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Old 11-22-2011, 04:21 PM   #3
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Would it work as well with the headers as much as it does with the stock manifolds? And have you had any problems yet? After how many miles? Thanks.
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Old 11-22-2011, 04:24 PM   #4
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15K on mine. Headers would be fine. No problems and the base sts gives you a gas mileage boost if you drive safe.
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Old 11-22-2011, 04:26 PM   #5
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15K after the turbo? If so it gives me more confidence in getting it.
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Old 11-22-2011, 04:34 PM   #6
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Yes 15 k after the turbo . My car had 200 miles on it
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Get the turbo. Make sure you do it right.
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Old 11-22-2011, 06:03 PM   #9
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can always build the motor for more boost down the line
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I want to put a turbo in my car like the sts. However it is my daily driver and have a 20 mile commute to school 4 times a week. Will my engine blow within like 3 years? The engine has about 9000 miles on it now. Prefer that guys with turbos now answer and how long your turbo has lasted so far. Thank you!

*I also now have a k&n intake, bbk headers, and loud mouth axle back exhaust. Will these work with a turbo kit?
Sorry, no one here has a crystal ball... Will your engine be ok with a turbo on it for 3 years? Most likely.... but there's no guarantee... If your car is your daily driver and your only mode of transportation, then you will need to have a plan B, just in case... Again, most likely everything will be fine... but sh*t happens...
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which could happen NA as well

Im bringing my car into the dealer to check for a stretched timing chain just in case before going FI
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a properly done turbo setup will last you
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