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post #1 of 21 Old 03-16-2008, 05:35 PM Thread Starter
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twin turbos?

i have an 04 excursion and i am thinking bout twin turbos for it, is there any kits that can be bought, if so which would be a good one for it. Or do i have to custom fab for it

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Hmmm superchips and twin turbos?

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twins are fine , but you can get just as much power for the money with a good aftermarket turbo, and some other mods without all the hassle of mounting twins

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by the comment i think super chips and twin turbos may be a diaster waiting to happen, srry guys im used to my old 12v cummins that dont invole all the computers and crap lol, what kinda single turbo would be good for the 6.0?

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well first you would need to decide just how much power you wont to achieve , and what the truck is used or , there is alot that comes into play when deciding on what will work best for what you want to do

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You may want to try out different products (tuning wise) before thinking about "needing more power"...

Only thing I'd add to Scuffy's post is how deep are your pockets?

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I've got a buddy that runs the ATS Aurora 4000 and absolutely loves it. He tows all the time says it runs cooler EGT's than the stock did. Also says it spools faster and gets a little bit better fuel mileage.

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I've got a buddy that runs the ATS Aurora 4000 and absolutely loves it. He tows all the time says it runs cooler EGT's than the stock did. Also says it spools faster and gets a little bit better fuel mileage.
i agree with the aurora , ats always makes good stuff i think, i will also agree with marty , depending on how much power he is wanting , a really good tune could very possibly be all he needs , with the 6.o and custom tuning , its amazing the power that can be achieved with stock turbo and injectors

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i have about $25,000 to put into the truck, so money wont be much of an issue, the reason im looking into a new turbo is the factory one went bad and quit spooling its like it locked up, so the excursion has been parked since last weekend. i use the truck for ocasional towing small trailors, a 27ft boat and it does see the mud boggs almost every weekend. I also hook it to a sled when the fair comes through. Im looking for around 400+ ponies

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well if i wewre you i would decide a horsepower range you are wanting to achieve that makes a big difference , the aftermarket turbos can stick also, so if thats the reason to change ,they can stck too, do some thinkn on what you want to do and let us know , be glad to help you out with getting you headed in the right direction on what to get

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