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post #1 of 3 Old 08-07-2011, 11:06 PM Thread Starter
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Are my turbo veins stuck open?

When the truck is cold i'll get huge amounts of boost (35-40) and my foot isn't even into it. When the truck is warm it handles like a champ. Is that stuck turbo veins? How long can I leave it like that? I don't really have time to clean it because I'm working all the time.

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post #2 of 3 Old 08-08-2011, 05:12 AM
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Definitely sticking vanes. Don't let it boost that high. Do it ASAP, if not sooner.
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Just ditched my stock turbo and did a Powermax Stage 1 turbo upgrade... VERY impressed!

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