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    pic of non vxr turbo and vxr turbo set up

    can you tell from just a pic if a gsi has a vxr turbo on it if so can i see pics to see how you can tell

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    the only way you can tell with it on the car from a picture is if t has standard vxr actuator it will have a yellow patch on it with DZ. but saying that anyone can change the standard zlet actuator to a vxr one. you can tell off the car as it has ridges on the outlet on the bottom and the standard zlet turbo doesnt
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    IIRC


    serial number on a VXR unit is purple
    Feed to the IC is ribbed on a VXR unit
    and also as craig said above about the actuator

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    casting marks on the turbo its self

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    There are comparison pictures on here somewhere. They have been posted a few times in the past.

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    The manifolds are also different

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    If you look at the right hand side of the turbo where the crossover pops onto on the side of the turbo if you see a K in a arrow its a zlet turbo if you see a funny symbol its a vxr

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    ok just was looking at a pic of someone claiming one but didn't know how you tell

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    if you put the pictures up we may be able to tell you

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