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post #1 of 13 Old 05-29-2012, 11:02 AM Thread Starter
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I just have a question about the stock VG turbo on the 6.0, what are the problems related to keeping it? and if i upgrade should i go with another VG turbo or not?
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It depends on what you want to do with the truck and how much power you want to make. There is quite a bit of stuff in the works right now for larger VGT turbos so I would say to stay tuned.

What are your HP goals and truck use???

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my HP goal is to get out of it as much as i can and still be able to hook up a fifth wheel trailer loaded with the tractor and pull it reliably. then unhook and be able to show people that the 6.0 is a motor you need to watch out for.
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Ok well you are gonna want to stay with a VGT. If you go with injectors you are gonna want to stay small (i.e. 155s). You should be able to hit 500hp with some 155/30s, MTW Stage 2 turbo, Custom tuning, and a PHP's FICM tune. JMO.

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my truck laid down 460/910 with 155s with stock nozzles, no FICM tuning, and a factory turbo. I see no problem going over 500 with the mods he lists above!



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I forgot. I should add that you will need supporting mods like studs, a turbo back exhaust, air intake kit, etc.

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What is your budget for this build, after you do the standard mods like studs, exhaust, EGR, etc.?

155s and a larger VGT would be good for towing and some decent power. If you really want to impress people, and you have lots of cash, then a set of 190s or 205s and compound turbos is the way to go.

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Non vgt's seem to be spooling great with a set of divided t4 up pipes. But this route depends on your budget. And I have no first hand exp just watched some you tube vids and you can basically hear it spool pretty quick. Sounded very responsive. A lot more sizing options with non vgt so you can get something that spools and cleans up the fuel.

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i feel like i have turbo laaaag any way to pep it up keepoing things fairly stock i dont want to do a new turbo big injectors i have heard that the egr delete helps... Is this true?
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i feel like i have turbo laaaag any way to pep it up keepoing things fairly stock i dont want to do a new turbo big injectors i have heard that the egr delete helps... Is this true?
A SCT with custom tunes, and/or a tuned FICM will help with throttle response and turbo lag.

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