Upgrade Turbo??

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Upgrade Turbo??

Postby JFK » Fri Aug 20, 2004 11:45 pm

Does anyone know what turbo would be a good upgrade from the stock one on a ST165? I don't need 3000hp but something that would not effect the reliability of my engine (perferably a ballbearing turbo).Plus it should mate with a Aussie DP.

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Postby Gary » Sat Aug 21, 2004 4:19 am

Thing to consider, the only turbos that mate with Aussie downpipe are CT26 and CT20b.
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Postby saved_1992 » Sat Aug 21, 2004 10:43 am

i think you are stuck upgrading the 1 gen turbo. the ct20b will not fit the 165 Aussie downpipe(4studs ct26, 7studs ct20b).
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Postby toayoztan » Sat Aug 21, 2004 1:26 pm

If you're brave...have a welder cut the flange off the aussie dp, and weld a corresponding flange for your new turbo. a new flange can be made/created from the gasket that should come with the turbo you buy.

I wouldn't recommend any of this by the way...only if you're really really wanting to!

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Postby pepper » Sat Aug 21, 2004 4:07 pm

It's pricey but 935motorsports sells a bolt-on, hybrid ct26/t4 for the 165 and it's available with a ball-bearing center section. More info at: http://935motorsports.com/catalog/produ ... cts_id=292

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