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How can I naturally aspirate my 951?

Has anyone ever done this? What are the costs? Is the project labor intensive or something I can do myself? TIA
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Sell it and buy a 944S2. Probably the cheapest way to make the change.

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Mike is such the jokester.
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I know that Mike was kidding; I only wonder if George was as well....
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Many people have n/a'd their 951. Various ways of doing it - cracked vacum lines, leaking wastegate, messed up KLR chip, blown turbo - these are just a few of the ways of doing it.

But you know you're better off selling your 951 and getting a 944 n/a - it's far cheaper in the long run! To non-turbo you're 951, you'd also have to replace the brakes with inferior units, swap out the suspension, and do something with the front nose of the car...


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I actually did it to a chrysler with a leaking turbo...
capped off oil and water lines and locked the blades, it actually ran.
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