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This is a discussion on Zax Bugeye "Shaggin' wagon" Build thread within the Builds forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; Yep, Mikie you're right on. Although both my tuner and Blouch believe that the 18G in my car is capable ...

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    Yep, Mikie you're right on. Although both my tuner and Blouch believe that the 18G in my car is capable of approx. 330-340whp (it flows 39 lbs/min as opposed to the TD06 18G that flows 40 lbs/min). In fact, the PO of the turbo was making 320 whp on the very same turbo. I just need to track down my problem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zax View Post
    my tuner and Blouch believe that the 18G in my car is capable of approx. 330-340whp
    Given this ^^^ any plans for a tranny upgrade? I'm not putting out anywhere near that kind of power and I'm already fearing for gears 1-3.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VFXWRX View Post
    Given this ^^^ any plans for a tranny upgrade? I'm not putting out anywhere near that kind of power and I'm already fearing for gears 1-3.
    Nah, I'm kind to my transmission. Besides, it's torque that kills transmissions not horsepower. And frankly put, the 2.0L puts out no torque . I do also have the -BA uprated transmission, not that it makes too much of a difference.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zax View Post
    I do also have the -BA uprated transmission, not that it makes too much of a difference.
    Nice. I'm trying to be kind to my transmission but I reeeeally wanna try out the launch control. However that's a $6000 bet I'm not willing to make
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    Quote Originally Posted by VFXWRX View Post
    Nice. I'm trying to be kind to my transmission but I reeeeally wanna try out the launch control. However that's a $6000 bet I'm not willing to make
    Actually ive gone through three tranny's and its only cost me 5200 lol so it will be a lot less then 6000. And are you serious zax you wait til im in kuwait and out of the forum for almost a year to create a build thread smh. Good build bro i didnt know you had this much work done.
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    I guess this thread deserves an update...

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    Quote Originally Posted by zax View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by xFalleNx View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by zax View Post
    I'll be getting a bung put into my "downpipe"...
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    Yeah you will!!!
    Isn't the conventional knowledge that it is more important to worry about when he is excited he might blow out the insides of his "uppipe?"
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    Isn't the conventional knowledge that it is more important to worry about when he is excited he might blow out the insides of his "uppipe?"
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