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Turbo on a 3.0

I've searched and searched for a thread that discusses putting a turbo setup on an SC with a 3.0 motor. I don't know, maybe the search isn't working right because I get zilch.

So forgive me for asking a question that I'm certain has been asked already: what do I need to add a turbo to my 3.0, and what precautions should I take? I called Brian at RarlyL8 today, and he was very helpful (thanks Brian). But since I'm starting at the beginning I hesitate to tie a business owner up on the phone for an inordinate amount of time trying to explain stuff to me that I can easily learn on this forum.

The suggestion was to utilize a low-boost turbo, like the K27S, if I don't plan on rebuilding the engine.

How much $$ can I expect to spend for a street application? $6K? More? 300hp-ish sounds decent to me, at least for now . I'd at least like to be able to out-run my Audi; something I can't do right now...
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