Upgraded Turbos Worth It???

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I’ve done every upgrade less the turbos. The car’s at 12.3 on regular street tires and a 2.0 60’(I know it could be better). Just curious as to how much would I gain with an almost $3k upgrade? Thanks.
 

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I installed them about a month ago.. Brad has been working with me dialing them
in conservatively.. In crappy air it picked up 2 teenths and 2 mph.. So my best
with stock turbo maxed out 11.84 117.24 in killer air sea level or under.. It runs now 11.89 at 119 in 2000ft.. And the sixty foots are .5 slower.. Its alot of money
don't forget about the labor also.. But they sound awesome and i like the way they
perform..
 

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Your times seem off to me, I personally think there are other places to focus your efforts before you add more power and potentially max your block.

when you say "every upgrade" can you elaborate? what specific tires do you have? What tire psi? What is your DA?

If you are truly "every upgrade" but turbos there should be no reason in theory you aren't seeing 1.7 60' and 11.Xs in the 1/4 mile.

How many revisions do you have on your tune? E30 I assume?

Unfortunately something is off given your assumed mods and times, and adding more power at this point will only further complicate the driving aspect of things.

More seat time is your friend at this point.
 
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I’ve done every upgrade less the turbos. The car’s at 12.3 on regular street tires and a 2.0 60’(I know it could be better). Just curious as to how much would I gain with an almost $3k upgrade? Thanks.
If you went high 1.70's to the sixty foot like most of us do, you would go 11.90 all day.
 

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If you are truly "every upgrade" but turbos there should be no reason in theory you aren't seeing 1.7 60' and 11.7s in the 1/4 mile.

I would agree his time can be improved a bit with a better 60', but who has run 11.7's in the 1/4 on stock turbos without tin canning the car?
 

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