What other turbos are direct fit? 1.9 16v mjet
Hello AO members, after many and many hours of googling I always end up getting here, this shows me there is a massive amount of knowledge here. So let me tell you a little about why I'm going to ask some questions. After driving my friends Alfa 147 1.9 16v I decided to take a turn from petrol vehicles and get a nice and fast diesel, so I sold my Audi A3 8p sport 2litre fsi (cheap/shoddy car for a big name) and decided to buy a Fiat Bravo 2007 1.9 16v 150hp version, I was initially happy with the cars handling and medicore performance, within the week I have remapped it myself running a max of 2450hpa of boost, today I have deleted EGR with blanking plate and in ECU, so now I am fairly happy with the performance. Today while testing a hard cut limiter I revved the car and due to my exhaust work I did which is 2nd cat deleted and stright pipe to side exit exhaust to the left hand side of the car, I notices oil coming from the exhaust droplets on the ground, so then while blocking EGR off I notices intake is full of black oil/carbon deposits, it is likely my turbo is slowly dying, and makes a terrible screeching noise and blow off sort of noise due to stright pipe, and siren noise, so here we my questions
1. Are there any direct bolt on turbos for my car which can increase performance?
2. Will I have to replace MAF?
3. Have got straight pipe, shall I also delete manifold cat converter,will I see more performance?
4. If I remove exhaust manifold/ turbo heatshields is it hot enough to damage components which are close such as the left hand side coolant pipe and the steel coolant pipes over the top of exhaust manifold
5. Best way to check if my turbo is dying? Axial shaft play? Radial shaft play?
6. Is the standard front mount intercooler good enough?.... Ambient outside temperatures are about 5 degrees Celsius now and I see manifold temperature of 35-40 degrees Celsius under heavy load
7. Any more tuning options I am open to advice
Last edited by Walshy155; 06-01-18 at 17:53.