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I have the option to buy a used powermax with "1500" miles on it...

My question is if for some reason it is in need of some repairs when i get it, is it possible to rebuild it??

or send it off to get rebuilt for a reasonable price???

Is $650 a good price even if it is a little rough???

Its coming off of Ebay fwiw..

I think this would be a nice addition with a new tune and an airdog even on stock injectors

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$650 is a great price. I'm running it with my stock injectors and it flat out scoots! As you can see, I'm pretty happy with mine!

I'm not sure if Garrett has started selling a "rebuild" kit for it, although a reputable turbo shop should be able to tell you.

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ugh thats not good news.... Now i have to spend some money

Ha i guess im buying a Powermax!!!!!!!

thanks for the info

Evil--- did you get a new tune after the install??

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I would find out what all is wrong with it first.
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The guy sent me pictures of it (not the greaest pics)

he swears there is nothing wrong with it and the reason of selling is because he bought a 6.4

He also has a 100% feedback score as a seller so????

Seems legit i think

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oh i thought you said it was in need of a rebuild. Go for it man
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ugh thats not good news.... Now i have to spend some money

Ha i guess im buying a Powermax!!!!!!!

thanks for the info

Evil--- did you get a new tune after the install??
Yes. The tunes I had from my stock turbo worked just fine, but the new tunes really woke the truck up! It was a significant difference!

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2008 F350, CCLB, 6.4 PSD (Brad-the wife's truck is black)




Engine Mods:
Fluidampr
CCV Reroute (Reinstated)
4" MBRP Exhaust
MTW Stage 1 Turbo
Bulletproof 53V FICM
BulletProof EGR Cooler
BulletProof Water Pump
Riff Raff Intercooler Boots
Gogo Diesel Direct Drive Solenoid
BulletProof All-Aluminum Radiator
BulletProof All-Aluminum Intercooler
BulletProof Oil Cooler System w/ Bypass Filter
SCT w/ Custom Tunes (TSD, DJ's, Innovative, Gearhead, QuickTricks)

Exterior Mods:
Bilstein 5100 Shocks
Icon Adjustable Trac Bar
Firestone RideRite Air Bags
BDS Dual Steering Stabilizer
Aluminum Finned Differential Cover
Reese 16k Manual Slider 5th Wheel Hitch
Icon 2.5" Leveling Kit w/ F-350 rear blocks
20" BMF Novakanes wrapped in 33" Nitto Terra Grapplers
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