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Good question Jeff. I think you nailed it with your mention of only having one car. If that's the case - yes - the hits off the boostbong are hard to walk away from. Vehicular Bonghits are quite addictive.

I came out of some fun N/A stuff, e28 ///M5 then MB 2.3-16, then got into my first turbo'd car, an //S6 - K24 pushing 22psi. When that ran its 5yr course I got into my //S8 and sure I def. miss the boost. There's simply nothing like that donkeypunch to the kidneys from forced induction. While 11:1 compression spun up to 7250 via 40v with roller cam followers is gigglerific, hearing and feeling all the WRCesq sounds of boost building then exploding - well - that's tough to replace.

_HOWEVER_

I've found the key to be one *must* have more than 1 car. Unfortunately.

As logistically and financially annoying as it is, one car couldn't work for me. Biggest factor is auto vs. stick, but then add in turbo vs. N/A. So, have a few of this a few of that 8-). I need to haul 3 kids, traverse 12" of snow, swap with wife, and be able to sport a WOT triple digit smile at the same time - so there's no 'good' way to do it.

It sucks, but, it's worth the grins. Find yerself a coupla more cars 8-).
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