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Old 01-19-2008, 11:36 AM   #1
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upgrading turbo: making a TD04hl-15t.

First of all, TD04hl-15t is the viggen turbo right?

I have never really known what each of those numbers means, but it seems to me that if a friend had a TD04-13t laying around, it could be up graded to the hl-15t?

I really need to know what these number mean and therefore what the difference between the turbos is. And do we know if this might be possible?

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Old 01-19-2008, 11:51 AM   #2
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I'd just call Elite Foreign Auto and tell them that you want to buy a low miles TD04HL-15T that doesn't have shaft play and they'll send you one for probably $300-350. Cheaper than trying to build one.

What car is this for anyway?
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im pretty sure whatever is a 13t wont fit the car anyway...they are usually off dsm's and have odd mountings. and the housing is absolutely tiny so that iwll work against you too.



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13t is on the scoobies, it will be a pain in the ass to make it work on a saab, let alone upgrade it to a 15t
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Dash rian wins, a friend of mine has a wrx with an sti swap, and i started thinking that that might be the most economical way to make it.

Drew, its for my 96 ng900 that i am planning on making stage 4 by summer. How would one go about contacting... nevermind google is great. thanks!
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