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Old 13th November 2007
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is it alright to install my abbott racing turbo without a chip. the turbo for the 98-00 models?
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Old 14th November 2007
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Originally Posted by socrazy2992
is it alright to install my abbott racing turbo without a chip. the turbo for the 98-00 models?
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Any turbo will work with any software,for a while.
With very tuned s/w and small turbo like GT17 soon or a later you will blow the turbo,with big turbo on LPT s/w you will just have bigger lag but it will work better on high revs and there will be no problems.
We drove Viggen Stage3 with GT17 for a while after Mitsi 18 blow up but it is like the small size spare tyre-only for emergency.
As it was said many times before the best combination is perfect match between body and soul-ie hardware and ECU.
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