what kind of mods can this car take after the 150k mark

Asked by Apr 02, 2009 at 10:34 AM about the 1996 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr Outback AWD Wagon

Question type: Car Customization

im just looking to try a turbo charger on this car i found one cheep. the car  has the 2.5 motor and so far hasnt had many problems. is it safe to turbocharge this engine at 150k

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You might be able to turbo the engine but you can't run more than 6 psi with your engine. The better option but more costly would be to get a legacy gt or swap the engine out for a turbocharged version. You can get more info at WWW.SL-I.NET

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There is more to it than just putting a tubo on the car. You may have found a cheap Turbo but the catch is you need an intercooler and all the hardware to go with it. You would be better off just doing a swap. It would probably be cheaper to do with less work. :)

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