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I want a little more oomph in my S60 as i hope to start racing this summer. First, i would like to replace the factory turbo with something faster- maybe upgrading and putting in a T5 turbo. Is factory the way to go? I've never done something quite like this on a car so any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
 

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i think the turbo will be direct fit but why dont get a 18T or 19T if you really want something faster. Also dont forget that you need a ecu upgrade for that.
 

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The engines are totally different. The T5 engine is a 2.3L engine with lower compression, which allows for the higher output turbo. The 2.4t is a 2.4 liter engine with higher compression, which allows for more torque up front, but limits the size of teh turbo.<p>You would be better off, money wise, selling the 2.4t and buying a T5, then modding from there. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0">
 
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