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Default Outlets - 11-08-2019, 02:01 PM

Evening people just wanted to know what mods people have done with the outlets I know you can get the rb ones for 300 odd quid any body tried fitting the lhd ones and had any joy clearing the rack or maybe you’ve made your own please can you share your thoughts or ideas

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Default 11-10-2019, 10:41 AM

If you are under around 525whp (and LHD/Left Hand Drive Vehicle), don't waste your $$$ and just run the OE outlets. If you are over around 525whp and want outlets to help with turbo efficiency at those higher power levels, then VRSF makes a pretty solid outlet construction (from aluminum) that are very affordable.

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Default 11-11-2019, 04:27 PM

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If you are under around 525whp (and LHD/Left Hand Drive Vehicle), don't waste your $$$ and just run the OE outlets. If you are over around 525whp and want outlets to help with turbo efficiency at those higher power levels, then VRSF makes a pretty solid outlet construction (from aluminum) that are very affordable.

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Hi Rob, what's your opinion on inlets ?
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Hi Rob, what's your opinion on inlets ?
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Inlets? If you are an OEM turbo guy don't waste time with them unless you really don't feel like doing an immediate turbo upgrade and in the meantime would like to push them to and beyond the outer edges of their lives, meaning usually to the 17+psi ranges. If you are upgrading turbos to any level then 100% required.

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Default 11-26-2019, 03:50 PM

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Inlets? If you are an OEM turbo guy don't waste time with them unless you really don't feel like doing an immediate turbo upgrade and in the meantime would like to push them to and beyond the outer edges of their lives, meaning usually to the 17+psi ranges. If you are upgrading turbos to any level then 100% required.

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Inlets with OEM turbos definitely is an upgrade worth doing(claims of 40-60hp with just the inlets, and my butt dyno doesnt disagree), especially if you are capable of DIY. Front one isnt bad at all. Rear one can be a bitch.

If your paying a shop and plan to upgrade turbos anyways then may as well wait and do it all at once.


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Default 11-29-2019, 06:45 PM

Inlets will extend the life of stock turbos, and make more power as well. But it won't be as much as with upgraded turbos.


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Default 11-29-2019, 06:49 PM

All of the outlet options are pretty junk. They all use an o-ring on the mating surface between the turbo and the outlet and there's no indexing to seat the outlet so it's centered. There's a fairly high chance of alignment issues when installing due to this. If using the factory compressor covers (stock or hybrid turbos) there's really no downside to leaving the outlets stock. The stock outlets have an o-ring on the bit that sits inside the compressor cover, there's no way to misalign them. There's a slight indent in the front turbo area which could slightly restrict flow, but I don't think it will impact performance any.


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Well, most of guys I know, who installed silicone outlets, burned hole in it in 18 months or less. It is not worth it, I might have felt slight lag too..
With higher goals, I would go with the aluminium ones even though I have no idea how you squeeze them in.


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Default 12-04-2019, 01:07 PM

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Well, most of guys I know, who installed silicone outlets, burned hole in it in 18 months or less. It is not worth it, I might have felt slight lag too..
With higher goals, I would go with the aluminium ones even though I have no idea how you squeeze them in.
The aluminum ones are easier to install than the silicone. It's not really worth upgrading imo.

Also, properly installed, neither will add any lag.


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