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    hi i have a 05 wrx and recently ive been losing turbo at around 5000 rpm what could causing this if anyone has expierianced this problem and know what i should do please let me know

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    Losing turbo>?? What mods do you have and what have you done w/your car lately?
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    bov, cold air intake. havent done anything different latley turbo feels great till 5000 rpm and just dies out

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    ditch the bov and cai. they are for our cars. also my turbo shuts down about 6k rpms which is normal. my guess is that its either those mods u listed or driving style or combination of both that is causing the extra loss in spool.
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    Is it tuned for the mods done ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jhunt05wrx View Post
    bov, cold air intake. havent done anything different latley turbo feels great till 5000 rpm and just dies out
    You need to be waaaaaaaaaay more descriptive on what exactly is happening.Also you cannot hold max boost to redline with the stock turbo.It always tapers down towards redline.
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    i replaced the cai with the stock air filter and the problem was solved thanks for everyones input

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