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Turbo wheel and other improvements

OK guys I had a number of people tell me to change my stock turbo wheel since I am rebuilding my injectors thru Warren with 155/stock. I'm just sucking it up and putting some stuff on plastic..lol...I'm replacing the FICM from BPD 4 phase for 495.00 and just ordered a coolant filter system from diesel site...now I'm also looking at an EGT probe/fuel press/turbo saver...I need some help though with this turbo wheel..Ford changed it back in 2006 and found Garrett stamped on it with part # 1877832c91 ser# 732468...so on diesel site with my 05 F-350 dually 4x4 6.0 they have 2 wheels and was curious if anyone could tell me which one I should go with...was kind of thrown for a loop as it showed stock and Garrett figured since ford did it it would be a stock...2ndly I just finished pulling the driver side apart down to the injectors...these I believe they have listed are ww2 and figured since I'm in there I will change it...but all I'm trying to do is get better fuel economy and more power for towing...I don't want to do any competition or go crazy in that direction...thanks a ton guys for any help as always..heck you guys showed me Warren and there awesome folks...will see if I still fill that way after injectors are rebuilt and installed...lol

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Need to check out Mad Turbo Werks. they seem to be about the best on the market right now and are at the same level price as a WW or maybe a lil cheaper. Pm windrunner408 on here and he will answer you very quickly.... when i do my turbo and injectors in the spring this is what im going with.

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OK thanks FDChief...someone had said that but had lost the thread and deleted the PM

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Thank you sir...I just PM'd him and shall see.lol

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OK guys I had a number of people tell me to change my stock turbo wheel since I am rebuilding my injectors thru Warren with 155/stock. I'm just sucking it up and putting some stuff on plastic..lol...I'm replacing the FICM from BPD 4 phase for 495.00 and just ordered a coolant filter system from diesel site...now I'm also looking at an EGT probe/fuel press/turbo saver...I need some help though with this turbo wheel..Ford changed it back in 2006 and found Garrett stamped on it with part # 1877832c91 ser# 732468...so on diesel site with my 05 F-350 dually 4x4 6.0 they have 2 wheels and was curious if anyone could tell me which one I should go with...was kind of thrown for a loop as it showed stock and Garrett figured since ford did it it would be a stock...2ndly I just finished pulling the driver side apart down to the injectors...these I believe they have listed are ww2 and figured since I'm in there I will change it...but all I'm trying to do is get better fuel economy and more power for towing...I don't want to do any competition or go crazy in that direction...thanks a ton guys for any help as always..heck you guys showed me Warren and there awesome folks...will see if I still fill that way after injectors are rebuilt and installed...lol

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Not to derail the thread but, I would like to do 155/stock with a ww2 or a wheel from mad turbowerks at some point. Once you get it all back together, I'd be curious to know how it runs and the power difference. Thanks..

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Not to derail the thread but, I would like to do 155/stock with a ww2 or a wheel from mad turbowerks at some point. Once you get it all back together, I'd be curious to know how it runs and the power difference. Thanks..
I can tell you from experience that a dual plane MTW wheel with a FICM tune from Innovative Diesel Performance made throttle response improvements over just the FICM tune. I don't know what 155s would add to the soup, but the MTW wheel is a winner!

OP, I think you will be impressed with the BPD FICM power unit, esp when you hold it up to your OEM unit. It isn't a repaired OEM unit, it is completely redesigned/improved. I bought the 6 Phase and set it on 58V. It was a straight forward install and it was one of the FEW parts that I have used that looks to have actually added to MPG. Honestly, most parts that claim MPG gains don't in my rig.

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FYI in order to prolong your turbo life and save yourself some beaver pelts in the future take your turbo in to a reputable shop and have the shaft re-balanced with the new wheel. I know you can just change them but I'm telling you all the turbo's we rebuild with after market wheels need re-balanced. You would be surprised how far out they are on a balancing machine. Sure it will run for awhile but eventually sure as the sun rise it will let go eventually.

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Joeshu, I will let ya know. I just ordered the BPD FICM I stayed with the 4 phase. And just came in to take a break as I have the driver side injectors out now..and down to the valve covers on the other. I also purchased a coolant filtration system from strictly diesel.

OK I will look into the rebalance thing...thanks for the heads up...but darn it that's gonna put the project back a lil...as I did not want to pull the turbo...lol

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pulling the turbo really isnt that bad when installing it just make sure you take your time on the y pipe and downpipe to get it seated well so your not digging around looking for a leak

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