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Just wondering can a single turbo setup work  with a twin turbo ecu ? i am wondering if anyone has done this ?  i understand that the bbod would still have to be plugged in but not use to to control boost control , i am happy with the rev D setup and i have a rev B bh5 which i may just single turbo , just wondering if anyone has done this ?

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I'll throw the cat in the bag 

 

I have heard of it yep! but that was about it : they (facebook) did not stick around to tell of reliability or suitability

 

& not sure why you'd want to actually

 

V3/4 STI / WRX Ecu plug in & as above has been documented rather well on these forums the steps & tricks to Single T life

 

most usually got the extra step & get a Link, cos yeah... thats where your going anyway!

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I tried this with a single turbo conversion into a 94 Legacy Rs tt early 2000.Car ran fine,but once boost exceeded primary turbo tt boost ecu switched to limp mode.Might be different with your the later model tt ecu,but still requires a lot of work to the solenoid box.Eventually wired in a aftermarket ecu,removed the solenoid box and was able to make changes to ignition timing and fuelling.

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well i may have to set a few weekends a side to do this , and i have a single turbo ecu but i think i may have to change the cam and crank pick up trigger wheels as i am sure they are different in the single turbo engines as when i have swapped these engine in the past i have come across this issue i will keep my BH5 twin as it goes very good after reducing the vod to 200 RPM but the bg5 can go single  turbo 

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the rev d ecu runs the single setup better but you have to have the matching manifold and sensors as they are different to the rev b u have.. also you are right about the crank wheel being different as well so swap to a rev d or v7 type 

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