Experience a boost in performance with our drop-in Mazdaspeed turbocharger. It easily bolts in and replaces your undersized OEM turbo with NO mechanical modifications. The CorkSport turbo supports a range of 250-450* horsepower in your Mazdaspeed. If your Mazdaspeed 3 or Mazdaspeed 6 turbo is worn out or is smoking, you need our turbo. Add the power without the hassle today!
Designed with you in mind, the CorkSport turbo upgrade fits the 2007-2009 and 2010-2013 Mazdaspeed 3 and the 2006-2007 Mazdaspeed 6. No extra modifications are required with our turbo. Nor will you experience the pain of running out for missing parts mid-installation. Our turbocharger comes with all the necessities you need for increased power performance, including:
Check out our OEM comparison chart after the video for detailed specs! The turbo bolts in, but does require a re-tune of the factory ECU to operate safely (see the notes at the bottom of this page).
Easiest installation on the market! Select our installation instructions below for a complete package list. Share your CorkSport experience in the Reviews section above!
|Component||Feature||CorkSport Performance Design & Advantages||OEM K04 Turbocharger|
|CHRA||Bearing System||Heavy Duty Journal Bearing With 360 Degree Thrust Collar||Standard Journal Bearing With 270 Degree Thrust Collar|
|Lubrication & Cooling System||Oil & Coolant||Oil & Coolant|
|Serviceability||100% Rebuildable Without Replacing the Center Section Housing||Not Worth Rebuilding|
|Balancing Procedure||Compressor Wheel Balanced||Unknown|
|Turbine Wheel Balanced||Unknown|
|Assembled CHRA Balanced||Unknown|
|Compressor||Wheel Material||Fully-Machined Forged Billet T6 Aluminum Alloy||Cast Aluminum Alloy|
|Wheel Design||50.5mm Inducer 55 Trim 6x6 Blade Design With Extended Tip Technology||45mm Inducer 64 Trim 6x6 Blade|
|Housing Material||Cast T6 Aluminum Alloy||Cast T6 Aluminum Alloy|
|Housing Design||0.53 A/R With OEM Size Inlet & Outlet||Unknown A/R With OEM Size Inlet & Outlet|
|Maximum Flowrate||47 lbs/min at Sea Level||Not Enough|
|Turbine||Wheel Material||Inconel 718 Super Alloy: Extreme Heat Tolerance||Unknown|
|Wheel Design||49mm Exducer 76 Trim High Flow 9-Blade, 21% Lighter Than 12-Blade Design||44.5mm Exducer 79 Trim 12-Blade Design|
|Housing Material||High Silicon Molybdenum: Resistant to Heat Cycling Cracks||Cast Iron Alloy|
|Housing Design||Single Scroll 0.66 A/R with OEM Hook Up Points||Single Scroll Unknown A/R with OEM Hook Up Points|
|Wastegate Design||Internal||Internal Wastegate Design: 34mm Flapper Valve||Internal Wastegate Design: 27.5mm Flapper Valve|
|Actuator||Large Diaphram Billet Housing With Adjustable Rod||Small Diaphram Stamped Steel Housing Non-Adjustable|
|Port Size||27mm Port: 25% Larger Than OEM||21.5mm Port|
|Turbine Outlet||Increased Outlet Size Improves Flow Around Wastegate Port||Non-Optimized Outlet Restricts Flow Around Wastegate Port|
|Installation||Drop-In||Includes OEM-Style Coolant Line, Turbine Gaskets, Studs and Crimp Flange Nuts||OEM|
|Quality Control||Balancing||Turbo Technics CHRA Balancer up to 250,000 RPM||Unknown|
|Warranty||Coverage||Limited 1 Year/Unlimited Miles||Mazda Powertrain|
*Our Mazdaspeed replacement turbocharger requires supporting parts, fueling and tuning to reach 250-450 horsepower.
The CorkSport turbocharger does require the use of an aftermarket tune with Versatune or Cobb Accessport. Engine damage can occur without the proper tune and the installation of this turbo.
It will take you 4 hours (240 minutes) to install your turbo with our instructions.