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DoctorOH
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2012 8:09:39 AM

Does your car have a turbo charger?
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8_Ball2014
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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2015 1:38:28 AM

no
MouldMedic
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2015 12:58:45 AM

Yes....and without it....it can't even keep over 50 uphill.
HideMKE
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Message Posted: Mar 13, 2015 6:36:25 PM

yes
GasMiser718
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2015 5:34:01 PM

Yes.
carinthuist
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2015 2:12:56 PM

no
ricebike
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2015 11:14:56 AM

turbo = premium fuel

no thanks
HideMKE
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Message Posted: Mar 10, 2015 9:07:15 AM

yes
cv
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2015 6:54:31 AM

No, and no plans for an aftermarket one.
hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2015 9:50:34 AM

NO.
PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2015 4:11:56 PM

No
twt
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2015 9:57:53 AM

No, It doesn't.
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2015 12:59:19 AM

no
gas2guzz
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2015 8:57:39 PM

no
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2015 11:10:51 AM

no
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2015 10:33:22 AM

no
clhall87
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 2:07:38 PM

vw golf yes
carinthuist
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no
94Rod
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2015 6:52:05 AM

No.
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2015 12:51:32 PM

no
carinthuist
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2015 10:14:11 AM

no
twt
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2015 11:21:00 AM

I don't need one.
HideMKE
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2015 10:55:57 AM

yes
BCNU
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2015 1:26:33 AM

no
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2015 5:31:59 AM

no
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2015 10:07:05 AM

no
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2015 5:59:27 AM

yes
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No
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2015 9:00:41 AM

No.
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2015 2:11:05 AM

No
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Message Posted: Feb 17, 2015 4:28:48 PM

No
JohnCur
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Message Posted: Feb 17, 2015 9:26:36 AM

only when I am driving
xmstr
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Message Posted: Feb 17, 2015 8:39:16 AM

no
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no
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no
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2015 8:51:20 AM

No
SAButton
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2015 7:14:50 AM

No
BCNU
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Message Posted: Feb 12, 2015 4:52:06 AM

no
litesong
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2015 12:52:38 PM

With the new economy turbos(like the 6speed manual Eco Cruze), I would love the ability to stay in low rpm gearing & still accelerate modestly, keeping the mpg high. However, the Chevy dealer wouldn't deal on an Eco Cruze & I got a sweet Elantra with extras that the Eco Cruze didn't have...... all for $5000 less. Elantra will pass repair shops better than Cruze, too. The Elantra is overall averaging 39mpg & the Cruze might have added only 10%.

[Edited by: litesong at 2/11/2015 12:54:23 PM EST]
carinthuist
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2015 11:02:41 AM

no
contiki
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2015 7:04:59 AM

no...not needed.......
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2015 2:18:52 AM

no
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2015 4:20:49 PM

No
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2015 4:12:02 PM

No
Gabilondo
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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2015 2:17:33 PM

My truck does.
8_Ball2014
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Message Posted: Feb 8, 2015 2:59:02 AM

no
krazkar
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Message Posted: Feb 8, 2015 12:09:47 AM

My 1998 Volvo does
carinthuist
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2015 11:06:33 AM

no
WEDDY
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2015 9:26:22 AM

No
BCNU
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2015 5:27:42 AM

no
HideMKE
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2015 11:12:43 AM

yes
Robert8716
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2015 9:59:32 AM

No
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