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Old 26 Oct 2005, 02:10 pm
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I am REALLY new to the car modding thing, so when somewone says their car is "stage one" what does that mean......

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Stage 1 is a PT Turbo upgrade... updates the computer and injectors, giving a pretty good increase in power.
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If you are looking for some awesome "go power" [8)] then the Mopar STAGE 1 Turbo Upgrade is where it's at: http://www.haynesspeedshop.com/Store/home.php?cat=16

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Gary - thanks for the link! I had no idea turbo power was so inexpensively obtained. I was thinking $3 grand, not $350 (unless I just read all of that wrong!). If I read it right, I may be breathing some new life into my PT... he he he [8)]

Does one need to use 92 Octane after making the conversion, or will 87 continue to fit the bill?

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Gotta use high test with Stage 1. Also consider doing an exhaust and intake upgrade to allow the turbo to breathe better.
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Old 26 Oct 2005, 03:24 pm
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Ah i see now okay....... Thanks for the replies....
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Is your Cruiser a Turbo?? You have to start out with a Turbo to be able to use Stage 1.
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quote:Originally posted by PTRobert

Gary - thanks for the link!...If I read it right, I may be breathing some new life into my PT...Thanks!
You are welcome. And, you read it RIGHT! [8D] [8)]

STAGE 1 will put a big grin on your face whether you have a turbo-lite (180hp) or high output (220hp) PT Cruiser because with either engine the "S1 MOD" will take you to a screaming 235-240HP [8)] [^] with [u]overall improved driveability</u>. [|)] [8]
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One other thing....You need to run Premium Gas......
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One other thing....You need to run Premium Gas......
Correct--all the time, no exceptions! [8]
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