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turbo lag

ok i have a 04 6.0 f-250 with a xcal3 ok when you are stopped and just taking off you dont have very much get up in go i think you guys call this turbo lagg is there a way i can make something or buy to spool my turbo off the get go and i was reading some stuff about a 10k mod if i can do this exactly what does it do and what do i need to do it is it just a resistor i need all pics or videos or write ups anything helpful would be very appreciated
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I think the 10k mod primarily applies to the 7.3, not the 6.0. If you are dragging someone then you can hold the brake and spool a bit and then launch bigtime. Plenty of threads on that; especially if you have 4wd.

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im just wanting to leave faster from a stop sign with out having to hold the breaks and give it throttle just make turbo spool easier thanks for all the help
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im just wanting to leave faster from a stop sign with out having to hold the breaks and give it throttle just make turbo spool easier thanks for all the help
just have to deal with it, thats part of owning a boosted vehicle. you can downgrade to a smaller turbo, something that will spool up at 1000rpms, but thats not advisable.

if you want power from idle then you need a vehicle with a blower. if you want MORE power that's adjustable then a turbo is the way to go, you just have to sacrifice a little low end. in the case of the PSD, your stuck with a turbo.

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Shift into 4wd (hi), hold the brake and mildly spool the turbo. You will hear her whistle. Light turns green - stomp her - she will rocket off the line. It's a beautiful thing.

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Buy a 4" turbo-back exhaust, delete the kitty, and a flow through muffler. I have that set-up, and my truck will set me in my seat at a stop sign, without power braking. You have to ease into the go pedal on a diesel, or she will smoke like pig.


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im just wanting to leave faster from a stop sign with out having to hold the breaks and give it throttle just make turbo spool easier thanks for all the help
get a gas motor with some sweeet spark plugs. lol

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Also, if you have enough lag that you can count seconds before it starts to spool your vanes are sticking and you need to remove your turbo and clean it. With a good tune you shouldn't have much lag at all.

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twins (if you rich) or holding the brake for a sec, some custom tunes perhaps

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