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post #1 of 28 Old 08-06-2010, 04:04 PM Thread Starter
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Hi i was just wondering what the benefits are of putting an 03 turbo on our trucks. I have an 05 6.0 and was just wondering
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really is just the sound i installed mine monday and i love it cant tell any diffrence but the sound is awsome

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Purely the more profound whistle from having fewer vanes.
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So no power gain just the loud whistle is all you get
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yeah about it

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The only way it could give you a performance gain is if it had less miles than your turbo. And even that is just the difference in wear on the compressor wheel.
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well ok then yeah just wondering cause my 05 is starting to spit oil out it has 98,000 miles on it thinking of putting an ats aurora 5000
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well ok then yeah just wondering cause my 05 is starting to spit oil out it has 98,000 miles on it thinking of putting an ats aurora 5000
Isn't that a NON-VGT turbo? I personally would keep VGT in the truck, but install the upgraded garrett unit.
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that b sweet i only put a 03 on mine cause was cheapest way to make it sound little more wicked

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what kind of power can the upgraded garret unit put out
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