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XS Turbo + Intake? #120449 Mar 9, 7:43am Mar 9, 7:43am
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XS Turbo + Intake?
Well, I've decided to save for XS's Turbo instead of getting TRD exhaust, headers, and CAI.

I was wondering, what all does the Turbo replace?
I'm pretty certain it would replace headers and exhaust, but would it be possible to have a CAI and a Turbo?

Re: XS Turbo + Intake? [Re: DarkMatter] #120450 Mar 9, 8:05am Mar 9, 8:05am
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I think the XS kit is completely bolt on...it even has the fuel management system that comes with new injectors

Re: XS Turbo + Intake? [Re: DarkMatter] #120451 Mar 9, 8:27am Mar 9, 8:27am
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you should do a search

but anyways, it does replace the headers with a Turbo manifold, but not the whole exaust. and as far as CAI, it depends on room, you are going to need a cone filter such as the ones on CAI anyway, but not all the piping, you might could get custom piping to a better location if you want and there is enought room

Re: XS Turbo + Intake? [Re: Celicaracer18] #120452 Mar 9, 10:05pm Mar 9, 10:05pm
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if you go with the Turbo still get the TRD exhaust or a large diameter piping

Re: XS Turbo + Intake? [Re: DarkMatter] #120453 Mar 9, 10:19pm Mar 9, 10:19pm
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I thought if you got a Turbo system a CAI did little to no good. confused


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Re: XS Turbo + Intake? [Re: DarkMatter] #120454 Mar 9, 10:59pm Mar 9, 10:59pm
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a Cold Air Intake such as the Injen would be useless because the Intake would have to be on the Turbo, and not on the throttle body.

Re: XS Turbo + Intake? [Re: DarkMatter] #120455 Mar 10, 8:02am Mar 10, 8:02am
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thats what i said, you can't use a CAI Intake kit, but you since you still have to have a filter, if you have it in a place where there is a lot of air flow it may help a little. and will large diamiter piping help since noe back pressure or anything is needed

Re: XS Turbo + Intake? [Re: Celicaracer18] #120456 Mar 10, 11:07am Mar 10, 11:07am
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Originally Posted by Celicaracer18
thats what i said, you can't use a cai Intake kit, but you since you still have to have a filter, if you have it in a place where there is a lot of air flow it may help a little. and will large diamiter piping help since noe back pressure or anything is needed


Back pressure is never needed in automobiles. These aren't 2-stroke engines.

Anyhow, to the original poster, you can't use an Intake that was meant for N/A use. While you could possibly use the filter, it wouldn't flow enough Carbon FiberM for a Turbo application.

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