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Question vgt wire good or bad?

i have heard of a few people unpluging there vgt sensor in the turbo to make it smoke when they want to then plugging it back it for regular use is this a good or bad idea? will it hurt anything

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It isn't a "good" idea..more of a strange somewhat silly idea. I don't see it hurting anything for very short usage, though I wouldn't do that sort of thing on my truck.

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ive just seen them do it on youtube with there 6.0's and they got there trucks to smoke like a frieght train

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i will not do it to mine. it is not fun when in the shop. when it breaks on its own that is one thing, but if i break it , it is another.

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i had an turbo replaced already while it was under warrenty and now i think the 0 ring seals are going out of it already

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Get a VGT-Hypo and be done with it.

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if it goes out again iam getin an aftermarket turbo for it

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how much more psi can the vgt hypo turn over the stock turbo?

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It sounds like to me you can run like a relay type of a switch for it and controlling it whenever you want.


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yeah thats what i heard but if i mash on it get alot of smoke more people will want to race me if my truck dont smoke they will think its stock lol

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Diamo Karet 117 machined black 18x10 rims 33/12.50/18 toyo M/T's.

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Recon Smoked led lights all around with harley headlights.

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