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Turbo systems for a 97 2L forester

I have a 2.0L 97 forester.... not enough grunt.... am thinking of adding a turbo system to help its lack of enthusiasm..
i have acquired for next to nothing a Garrett T00358 turbo.. is this a turbo worth considering for the subi?????
can anyone suggest a turbo system for the 97 2.0L model that is available in Australia?
any help anyone could offer on this would be freekin fantastic


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Hi Stu, A turbo only starts to help above 3000rpm. To instal a used one is questionable as they can be a real pain with internal oil leaks! Plus you will need to find an oil supply and return.
Your best bet is to give it a good cleaning an wax job, trade it in on a real 'grunter'! Frankster016

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