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Is possible to use an ECM turbo on a Base model ?

 
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Old 23 Nov 2015, 02:48 pm
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Default Is possible to use an ECM turbo on a Base model ?

Hi, I'm new to the forum, is it possible to use a ECM Turbo on a Base model, I mean or needs to be the correct part for the base ? I'm in Mexico and kind of difficult to find some parts and there is some Turbo ECM on some auto parts places, but not sure if that will work or not. Thanks.
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Old 23 Nov 2015, 03:25 pm
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Default Re: Is possible to use an ECM turbo on a Base model ?

what are you looking for specifically? i only ask as i know there are a lot of older cars with manual trans's in mexico.

it is also important that you have the PCM programmed if you have a grey key.

if you have a 2001-2002 with a black key and manual trans. i have one sitting here.
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Old 25 Nov 2015, 11:34 am
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Default Re: Is possible to use an ECM turbo on a Base model ?

As a rule, the ECM has to be from the same year, same transmission because of changes in the control systems. I have my doubts that a turbo ECM can be switched with a non-turbo because of various differences. I don't recall if it's ever been tried or if the question has ever been asked before.
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