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XS TURBO KIT EFFECTS ON TRANSMISSION #255368 Aug 21, 5:22am Aug 21, 5:22am
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XS TURBO KIT EFFECTS ON TRANSMISSION
Ok, well, I have a gts and im most likely getting the XS Turbo kit. thumbsup I was wondering if anyone has an idea of how the tranny reacts to the kit? confused Should I be expecting problems with my stock tranny?? Thanks guys! wave


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Re: XS TURBO KIT EFFECTS ON TRANSMISSION [Re: JST2GTBY] #255369 Aug 21, 11:22am Aug 21, 11:22am
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expect problems from everything if you put xs Turbo. seriously bro, havent you heard all these stories about how bad xs Turbo is, celica doesnt react good with it, its not just a waste of money, ull end up losing wut you already have. get sf Turbo, better gains and reliable

Re: XS TURBO KIT EFFECTS ON TRANSMISSION [Re: stefanoc] #255370 Aug 21, 2:23pm Aug 21, 2:23pm
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You make it seem like every single thing about the XS kit is bad which is false. From what XS Turbo kit owners have posted, some have experienced customer service problems. One incident was about a Turbo manifold that was warped/cracked/damaged and XS wouldn't replace it. Other kits have worked just fine. The kit utilizes the apexi power fc engine management/ecu.
Bottom line: It is a good kit but the customer service backing it isn't up to par from what I understand.

Originally Posted by stefanoc
expect problems from everything if you put xs Turbo. seriously bro, havent you heard all these stories about how bad xs Turbo is, celica doesnt react good with it, its not just a waste of money, ull end up losing wut you already have. get sf Turbo, better gains and reliable

Re: XS TURBO KIT EFFECTS ON TRANSMISSION [Re: Steven] #255371 Aug 21, 2:26pm Aug 21, 2:26pm
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I just want to state that I'm not an owner of the xs Turbo kit nor am I an expert. From people who have Turboed their car in the past, it seems that the transmission could hold up to about 300 fwhp. 300 HP on a front wheel drive car is more than what most people need. If you have anywhere near 300 hp, you'll have lots and lots of wheel spin.

As for the effects on the tranny, the kit produces around +/- 250 fwhp which isn't enough to do damage.

Re: XS TURBO KIT EFFECTS ON TRANSMISSION [Re: Steven] #255372 Aug 21, 2:36pm Aug 21, 2:36pm
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Originally Posted by Steven
You make it seem like every single thing about the XS kit is bad which is false. From what XS Turbo kit owners have posted, some have experienced customer service problems. One incident was about a Turbo manifold that was warped/cracked/damaged and XS wouldn't replace it. Other kits have worked just fine. The kit utilizes the apexi power fc engine management/ecu.
Bottom line: It is a good kit but the customer service backing it isn't up to par from what I understand.
you have a very good point, but i belive stefanoc was trying to say that XS is not reliable, because of the past feedbacks on them, that goes on the reputation, SF gives more gains and i dont belive any one has complained about it, but its all up to you dawg, get wat you think its best for you, and a bout the trany, i heard GTS trannys are bad, i just had mine replaced under waranty, synchos were fucked up, so be careful, and if you really dont wanna worry about trany problems, check out C2Gas trany, its pretty muchs the best build tranny for our cars, and they make Turbos for our cars 2 so check him out thumbsup hope this help

Re: XS TURBO KIT EFFECTS ON TRANSMISSION [Re: Clos] #255373 Aug 21, 3:24pm Aug 21, 3:24pm
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Expect problems! Your gunna need to upgrade your tranny with any Turbo kit but go with the C2Gas Kit! They have nutting but good reviews!

Re: XS TURBO KIT EFFECTS ON TRANSMISSION [Re: GT2111] #255374 Aug 21, 3:43pm Aug 21, 3:43pm
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Originally Posted by GT2111
Expect problems! Your gunna need to upgrade your tranny with any Turbo kit but go with the C2Gas Kit! They have nutting but good reviews!


check ncDOTorg for a GB/intrest thread on the C2 Turbos!

Re: XS TURBO KIT EFFECTS ON TRANSMISSION [Re: JST2GTBY] #255375 Aug 21, 6:18pm Aug 21, 6:18pm
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how many topics on this are you goign to make?

Re: XS TURBO KIT EFFECTS ON TRANSMISSION [Re: falkkor] #255376 Aug 21, 8:21pm Aug 21, 8:21pm
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i would trust a car with the PFC and a Turbo, i like the idea of knowing when somethings wrong with my engine...especially when a Turbo is applied to it


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Re: XS TURBO KIT EFFECTS ON TRANSMISSION [Re: Easy_C] #255377 Aug 21, 10:46pm Aug 21, 10:46pm
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DAMN IT!!!!! I read up on it, and xs seems to be pretty complete, but now im just freaken confused cry

So NO xs??? Do any of you have the kit?? or have had it?? or have had a friend with a friends cousins ucles sisters boyfriend whos had it?? Gracias! thumbsup


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Re: XS TURBO KIT EFFECTS ON TRANSMISSION [Re: JST2GTBY] #255378 Aug 21, 11:50pm Aug 21, 11:50pm
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One guy has it on these boards. He hardly comes online anymore.

Re: XS TURBO KIT EFFECTS ON TRANSMISSION [Re: Easy_C] #255379 Aug 21, 11:52pm Aug 21, 11:52pm
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Originally Posted by Easy_C
i would trust a car with the PFC and a Turbo, i like the idea of knowing when somethings wrong with my engine...especially when a Turbo is applied to it
Did you mean to say that you WOULDN'T truse a car with a PFC and Turbo? The reason being you wouldn't get CELs?


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Re: XS TURBO KIT EFFECTS ON TRANSMISSION [Re: JST2GTBY] #255380 Aug 21, 11:53pm Aug 21, 11:53pm
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And on another note, you should be okay with the stock clutch since it can hold as much torque as the XS kit puts down, but it will shorten its life considerably. Once it goes out, then upgrade.


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Re: XS TURBO KIT EFFECTS ON TRANSMISSION [Re: Steven] #255381 Aug 22, 7:56am Aug 22, 7:56am
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Originally Posted by Steven
One guy has it on these boards. He hardly comes online anymore.

hes probly to bussy fixing his car spineyes

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