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Along with my gaskets being bad I was told my turbo isn't doing so well. A lot of oil in my intake manifold and exhaust pipes. Due to a weak turbo my shop says might be the culprit.

The truck tows about 5-10k daily, sometimes more. I also play around on the weekends (don't we all) I need a turbo that will work good with stock injectors for now now and give me to upgrade to larger ones if needed. I like madpowerstroke turbo but they're so new I'm just concerned with longevity. Is the powermax I see everywhere for sale for $1250-$1500 (the one that supports 175 over stock) a 68mm powermax? Just about every website sells it. I want to stick with a vgt turbo.

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I would take the risk with the stage 1 turbo from Adrian, and he says he stands behind his work! Also powermax has quite a it of lag increased compared to stock with stock injectors

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the Stage 1 (currently what I am running) is an awesome turbo for stock injectors and yes Adrian DOES stand behind his work. If the turbo is f'd, just give him a call. I know one guy had a problem and Adrian paid for shipping both ways. Great dude for sure. JMO.

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2006 F350 (BACKYARDIGAN) - 67mm Turbo, 215/85 injectors, WPE intake manifold, NB/Warren Trans, and more stuff that I don't care to mention....
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Can Adrians turbo use a batmowheel?

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Yes it can. You just get a stock dmax batmowheel and it will drop right in.

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2006 F350 (BACKYARDIGAN) - 67mm Turbo, 215/85 injectors, WPE intake manifold, NB/Warren Trans, and more stuff that I don't care to mention....
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