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View Poll Results: Which n54 twin turbo upgrade option is most reliable / you are running?
RB turbos 3 12.00%
Franken turbos 2 8.00%
Pure turbos 15 60.00%
MMP turbos 3 12.00%
VTT turbos (vargas) 0 0%
TR turbos (tomiokaracing) 0 0%
ML Performance turbos 0 0%
Billet twin turbos (boost more) 0 0%
Turbo tech.ru 0 0%
Dinan 2 8.00%
Vivid racing turbos 0 0%
Mosselman turbos 0 0%
Turbo labs of America 0 0%
Turbo dynamics 0 0%
Turbokott 0 0%
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      07-31-2018, 08:29 AM   #1
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N54 twin turbo upgrade options

Hello everyone, I would like to get some feedback on twin turbo upgrade options, which option is most reliable? Which can give more power with minimal lag? Which setup are you running (please share full setup and what kind of power it's putting out)?

The poll above contains most of twin turbo upgrade options I found currently available (discontinued brands not included ) Sorry if i missed something please feel free to comment.
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Pure is by far the best, I like frankenturbos even tho they are new. He is big in the Audi game
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Pure is by far the best, I like frankenturbos even tho they are new. He is big in the Audi game
Do you know anyone who's running frankenturbos on his n54?
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It'd really help if you mentioned some type of power goal and usage.


This is me and a E92 with MMP stage III's. real similar boost, timing, etc. He's on a 7" street and I'm 7.5" race.
I'm relocated and he's on DCI's.
Both of us are fuel only, no meth.
About 19-22psi.

When he pulls away from me, I misfired. My car has issues.
I'm 120,000 factory stock turbos.

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Need goals to help you. You're also listing vendors with prices all over the map.
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Need goals to help you. You're also listing vendors with prices all over the map.
Around 650 whp+ would be great as for prices most are in 2k-4k range
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Around 650 whp+ would be great as for prices most are in 2k-4k range

Go single. Seriously. You won't find any GOOD data about reliability at that power.
And it depends on your definition of reliable ... are you talking they will last a season of racing with no/little street driving, say 2,000 miles or less.
Or are you talking something like daily use plus track use? over 6,000 miles/year, and lasting for a few years.

Effectively a 'Turbo Service Interval'.

And there is far more data on single than twins. Because a single isn't platform specific, you can get a good understanding of how robust it really is.
From what I've seen, the average for single is about 4-5 year life on heavy racing with minimal street, I'd estimate 20,000 mile service life (based on various friends).
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Pure S2 HighFlow or Doc Race G2 6062.
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Go single. Seriously. You won't find any GOOD data about reliability at that power.
And it depends on your definition of reliable ... are you talking they will last a season of racing with no/little street driving, say 2,000 miles or less.
Or are you talking something like daily use plus track use? over 6,000 miles/year, and lasting for a few years.

Effectively a 'Turbo Service Interval'.

And there is far more data on single than twins. Because a single isn't platform specific, you can get a good understanding of how robust it really is.
From what I've seen, the average for single is about 4-5 year life on heavy racing with minimal street, I'd estimate 20,000 mile service life (based on various friends).
Looks like going single is the prefered choice when aiming for 600+whp with mostly street use and some track use during summer only (about 3-4k miles a year)
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Pure S2 HighFlow or Doc Race G2 6062.
Heard lots of positive feed back on doc single turbo kits
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Anyone running Franken turbos and can share his feedback / experience?
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Anyone running Franken turbos and can share his feedback / experience?
Well most of there beta turbos had a ton of smoking issues. You would be foolish to give them your money lots of red flags just like with hexon who produced a bunch of faulty turbos and went out of business and screwed their customers.
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Well most of there beta turbos had a ton of smoking issues. You would be foolish to give them your money lots of red flags just like with hexon who produced a bunch of faulty turbos and went out of business and screwed their customers.
well Franken turbos have gd feedback on other platforms a friend of mine who had rb turbos one of which failed on his E93 went for franken tt kit as for me, my stock turbos are still fine but i cant makeup my mind between tt setups available on the market or maybe i will go for a doc or motive single kit since those two have lots of positive feedback although i would prefer to stay TT
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well Franken turbos have gd feedback on other platforms a friend of mine who had rb turbos one of which failed on his E93 went for franken tt kit as for me, my stock turbos are still fine but i cant makeup my mind between tt setups available on the market or maybe i will go for a doc or motive single kit since those two have lots of positive feedback although i would prefer to stay TT
I don't know any of the european vendors so i cant speak about them. If you are buying from the US pure is your best bet. People have been running them for years, they have a track record.
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I don't know any of the european vendors so i cant speak about them. If you are buying from the US pure is your best bet. People have been running them for years, they have a track record.
Well pure are an option right now since they have lots of good feedback and acceptable price tag too was considering tt setup from turbo tech in russia but they did not respond to my emails and the price is a bit high
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If you go Frankenturbo just keep in mind you might need to swap sets a few times. As it's "beta", Anything can happen.

I know a guy who rolled the dice and is on his 3rd set right now. The third set has Been on for 6 months now. Daily driven and pushing close to 600whp on straight e85.
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If you go Frankenturbo just keep in mind you might need to swap sets a few times. As it's "beta", Anything can happen.

I know a guy who rolled the dice and is on his 3rd set right now. The third set has Been on for 6 months now. Daily driven and pushing close to 600whp on straight e85.
Maybe in a year they will workout all the issues and we will have some feedback on them from those who have more than 10 000 miles n the turbos
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Looks like Pure is in my future
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Anyone running mmp 1k turbos ?
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