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    Turbo swap question

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    Hey all, I have a 2014 Fiesta ST and my wife just totaled her 2006 outback XT. The icing on the cake is we just replaced her entire turbo system 1 week prior to the accident. I am pulling off her basically brand new turbo and intercooler with intent to sell, however, was curious if her turbo would be able to be installed on my fiesta for either a performance boost or to keep incase my turbo goes out some day?

    Any thoughts or recommendations are appreciated!

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    Can you provide more information on the specs of the turbo?

    it would require some fabrication regardless

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    When it comes to mechanical know how beyond an oil change I am good for nothing haha. If fabrication would be required, I'll stick with my original plan and sell it. Thanks!

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    It is a vf40 if that helps?

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    I think it will be more of a PIA to try and retrofit it to be honest. id just try and recoup some money.... just remember that some money is better than NO money!
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    It would require some fab work, I think you would see similar results to a hybrid turbo.

    I can't find a data sheet on that model of turbo though :(

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    I would recommend selling it to get some of your money back. Then when the time comes, upgrade the turbo on the Fiesta with a bolt on unit.
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    You should be able to sell it pretty quickly on Racing Junk / Subaru forums/ or a swap meet.

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    Ended up selling it this weekend. Got me a accessport :) it was a good weekend haha. Thanks all for the input!

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    Quote Originally Posted by psan View Post
    Ended up selling it this weekend. Got me a accessport :) it was a good weekend haha. Thanks all for the input!
    Good choice! Enjoy!


 

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