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Want to fit turbo to my car

Got a golf mk3 2.8 vr6 and on ebay i can buy i vr6 turbo manifold how easy is this to do and is it possible

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How much time/money do you have?

sure it is possible, but it won't just be a mechanical solution, you will have to change all related systems to the turbo units.

the attachment of the turbo will be fairly easy... then...:

you will need to rework the exhaust
add oil supply to the turbo, a return, which means new or modified oil pan
turbo EFI system capable of feeding the turbo, may need new fuel pump as well
turbo computer (or computer hack) to understand forced induction, which may also need some sensor changes
non turbo pistons may not be sufficiently strong
...
...

yes it is possible, no it is not easy.

Posted on Oct 10, 2008

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