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Short and simple. Bought Car, read forums, ran great, BOOM GOODBYE Turbo, read more forums, bought new vf40, read more, bought dp and up, My new Turbo Stolen. Downpipe is here, I'm waiting on up pipe. What do i do for upgrades ??? I Need to tune it, I'm confused !!!??? what kind of turbo do i replace the stolen one with ??? I want to upgrade but I don't have all the cash in the world. Can i run the car without the tune(access port or ecuteck) after its all bolted up??? I Need my car running soon ! please gods of knowledge and catless power bestow your knowledge down on me !!!
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First off, how bad did the old turbo blow, did it put metal into the oil system ? Check the banjo filter on the back of the head. Most of us remove it.


Most of us go with a vf52 and a tune.


You'll need a tune for the 3" catted down pipe anyway.


Because you said up pipe, I assume the car is a 05-06 ?


Cobb AP is a good start, but a vf52 will need a custom tune. A vf40 can use the stock MAP in the Cobb stage 2, it's good but not perfect, but for you it would be fine.


If your good with a lap top, you can buy the cable and go with a e-tune from Mike at http://www.tuningalliance.com or Dave at http://www.cryotuneperformance.com/


Both are the ones we highly recommend. Tell either one I sent you.

305,600miles 5/2012 ej257 short block, 8/2011 installed VF52 turbo, @20.8psi, 280whp, 300ftlbs. (SOLD).  CHECK your oil, these cars use it.


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