WHAT DO I INSTALL IN MY 03 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE GS BEFORE I GET A TURBOCHARGER

Asked by Jan 25, 2011 at 12:08 PM about the 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Question type: Car Customization

I have a 03 Mitsubishi Eclipse Gs and i want to get a turbo charger. What do i need to install in my STOCK eclipse before i finally install the turbocharger? If you could give me a good website that would sell stuff like that would be great....thanks

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bottom line, don't do it. the stock eclipse engine cant handle a turbo with any significant boost. if you really feel so inclined to proceed on with your project then send me a message and i can tell you anything you need to know about it.

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dev is right your engine cannot withstand the extra force because it is a SOHC a turbo will blow your engine.. on the other hand a DOHC engine could handle it. your best bet is getting a 4g63 2.0 DOHC, slap a turbo on there no problem. mitsubishi stopped putting stock turbos on the 2 generation 1999 gsx. and also stopped the AWD models so sad

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