ej18 spfi turbo possibility??

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ej18 spfi turbo possibility??

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has anyone tried to turbo a ej18 spfi? or is it just simply impossible because of the air flow meter?
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I don't know if it's impossible, but I'm sure it will have challenges. I don't know of anyone turbocharging the EJ18 SPFI because we didn't get that motor on the first gen Legacies. I know Impreza got the EJ18, but don't know if it was SPFI or MPFI.

Hopefully someone else can chime in as well.
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Find a local tuner and see what he recommends.
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Re: ej18 spfi turbo possibility??

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In the US, all EJ engines were MPFI.
I know some foreign markets got carbureted EJs, but wasn't aware of an SPFI one anywhere. I'm wondering if there's some incorrect terminology going on here.
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Re: ej18 spfi turbo possibility??

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nope there is definitely a ej18 spfi in my 1.8GL legacy, but i'm pretty sure we only got it in europe
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Re: ej18 spfi turbo possibility??

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Aha, makes sense to me. Haven't seen an SPFI one, only carbed. Does yours have a distributor or is it distributorless ignition?
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its got a distributor, Im pretty sure its the same motor as the carbed one but with a little more electronics.
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