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post #1 of 11 Old 02-10-2008, 07:05 PM Thread Starter
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Turbo Timer?

Was wondering if there is a DYI mod for a " turbo timer ". And if not, what do you guys recommend???

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i want something reliable with some good options.

-2003 7.3L Powerstrke, 4x4, Crew Cab, 170K Miles
"The Last Of A Dying Breed."
-Banks 6 Gun -Straight Piped
-Zoodad Mod -DIY Intake -CCV Mod
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I'm curious too!!! I really don't think there's a DIY for this. But I've been thinking about getting a timer, I just have no idea about them.

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get a pyrometer

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get a pyrometer
thats just a gauge tho? isnt it? I want something that shuts the truck off automatically, so you dont have to sit and wait.

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I like to know what is the safe Temp on the Pyro gauge to shut the truck off for proper cool down of the turbo? Thanks

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I like to know what is the safe Temp on the Pyro gauge to shut the truck off for proper cool down of the turbo? Thanks
i try to wait until 300 but i have shut mine off at 350. but never any higher than 350. maybe a tech can tell us what is truly best.

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between 300-350ish is good.

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A good alarm will have a setting on it for a short/run or turbo timer.

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isspro makes a turbo timer that runs off your pyrometer, shuts down when the preset temp is reached. think it's adjustable

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