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post #1 of 15 Old 12-21-2010, 07:23 AM Thread Starter
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Cleaning VGT Turbo Question

I have followed a couple threads and pulled my turbo out to clean. Question to verify, does anyone know what orientation the valve for the veins needs to be in when connecting the housing to the turbo?

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I had mine about 3/4 of the way to full clockwise. I put the ring on the the valve pin, counted the slots over to the locating pin. Took the ring off and flipped it over to install on the veins ensuring the 4th slot was lined up with the locating pin. I also made sure the valve pin engaged before the the turbo was seated on the locating pin. It should drop right in with a little movement side to side. I lightly tapped the two halves together with a 2x4 and hammer just to be sure. But make sure it's pretty much all the way seated before you do that.

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Fixing to pull mine out in about an hour .....how long did it take you ...pain in the butt ????


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It looks like it sucks but it comes out pretty easy. It's got some weight to it though. I've got pretty small hands they say and I had a little trouble getting the back mounting bolts so I don't know how the big guys can get their hands back there.
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Yeah, it takes a little time (2-3) hours to get it completely torn down, had to use a stubby 3/8" ratchet to get the back bolts loose. Doing a Sinister EGR delete and up pipe along w/ had the intake hot tanked and oil cooler.

2015 F350 CCSB 6.7L 4X4 EL DIFF
Rolling 35's
BOSS 9'2" DXT
2012 F350 CCSB 6.7L 4X4 EL DIFF
Rolling 35's
BOSS 9'2" DXT
08 F350 CCSB 6.4L FX4 SOLD
5" Diamond Straight Exhaust, SCT RCD 450 Tune
Factory 20's M/T 35x12.50x20 ATZ's
BOSS 9'2" VXT
04 F250 EC FX4 6.0L
Straight Pipe, K&N
M/T 285/70R16 ATZ'S
BOSS 9'2" VXT
01 F150 CCSB "Ultra Duty" 4x4 OFF Road SOLD BUT NOT FORGOTTEN!
JLT CAI, Borla, Firestone Air Ride
17" Wheels M/T ATZ Tires
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cool , just got my new '03 turbo in yesterday....fixing to burn outta here at work to make the swap while weather is good ..
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you guys loosen the up-pipes from the main exhaust too ?


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You do not need to just to remove the turbo, however we did remove ours so that we can add the new up pipe from Sinister. those were kind of a pain to get the bolts out.

2015 F350 CCSB 6.7L 4X4 EL DIFF
Rolling 35's
BOSS 9'2" DXT
2012 F350 CCSB 6.7L 4X4 EL DIFF
Rolling 35's
BOSS 9'2" DXT
08 F350 CCSB 6.4L FX4 SOLD
5" Diamond Straight Exhaust, SCT RCD 450 Tune
Factory 20's M/T 35x12.50x20 ATZ's
BOSS 9'2" VXT
04 F250 EC FX4 6.0L
Straight Pipe, K&N
M/T 285/70R16 ATZ'S
BOSS 9'2" VXT
01 F150 CCSB "Ultra Duty" 4x4 OFF Road SOLD BUT NOT FORGOTTEN!
JLT CAI, Borla, Firestone Air Ride
17" Wheels M/T ATZ Tires
BOSS 8'2" V Plow
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gonna do egr / cooler but due to time restraints gonna do just turbo today so I can get core back for refund asap


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Was your turbo bad? what was the reasoning for changing?

2015 F350 CCSB 6.7L 4X4 EL DIFF
Rolling 35's
BOSS 9'2" DXT
2012 F350 CCSB 6.7L 4X4 EL DIFF
Rolling 35's
BOSS 9'2" DXT
08 F350 CCSB 6.4L FX4 SOLD
5" Diamond Straight Exhaust, SCT RCD 450 Tune
Factory 20's M/T 35x12.50x20 ATZ's
BOSS 9'2" VXT
04 F250 EC FX4 6.0L
Straight Pipe, K&N
M/T 285/70R16 ATZ'S
BOSS 9'2" VXT
01 F150 CCSB "Ultra Duty" 4x4 OFF Road SOLD BUT NOT FORGOTTEN!
JLT CAI, Borla, Firestone Air Ride
17" Wheels M/T ATZ Tires
BOSS 8'2" V Plow
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