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post #1 of 66 Old 05-11-2009, 08:46 AM Thread Starter
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Exclamation how to install smoke switch please!

tryin to find out how to install a smoke switch any helpo would be great!!
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if you have a 6.0 just splice into one of the wires going to the turbo solenoid and run it inot the cab and put it to a switch. You need a programmer though to get smoke cause stock wont get you anything.

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I've also looked into doing it to mine just for the heck of it. Do you think it would hurt to switch it "on the fly?"


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Thats when you will most likely do it To smoke out the chebies and dooges

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Just run one of the two wires going to the turbo into a switch in cab. When the circuit is "broken" the turbo will go lazy and not spool until high-rpms, therefore lots of smoke!

I put my switch on the bottom left of the fuse panel cover, right where the little indention thing is, kinda to the left of the parking brake release. Very stealthy and easy to reach on the fly.

It gives it a nice rumble at idle too!
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is there a tutorial for this?

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Is there any downsides to doing this? i have heard it can tear your truck up, any truth to it?
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anyone have a pic of the location and what wire to splice into?
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No need for pic. just open hood look at turbo and you will see the solenoid and the 2 wires coming off it. Just cut one of the wires doesnt matter which one and run it to a switch in the cab

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