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    Turbo question

    Best Turbo for an 2004sti to get 400-450 WHP.

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    Blouch Dominator 3.0XTR

    or a GT35R of some kind.

    Hope you're planning on building the internals.
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    Turbo question

    I missed the WHP...I thought he just wanted HP...my bad.
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    thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2004DCAWD View Post
    Best Turbo for an 2004sti to get 400-450 WHP.

    On pump gas, rotated Garrett GTX3576r. You will want forged pistons at the very least, I would do cams as well.

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    Depends on the dyno, but in general, on pump gas, a GT30 turbo or larger will get you those goals.

    Be aware that the stock block will likely not handle that kind of power, so set aside $5K+ for a shortblock rebuild.
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