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New Turbo

I was woundering what it would take to put a newer turbo on my truck? What would I need to do to put a 99 turbo on my truck or maybe a turbo from a 6.0. What would be the best? What issues would i face? how much power would I gain from each?

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For a SD turbo, you have to use the SD up pipes, Y pipe, turbo pedestal, etc. I'm not sure what you would have to do to get the downpipe to work. The rest should be pretty easy. I don't see any gain from running a SD turbo, though. The 6.0 turbo would be neat just for the variable vain, but I wouldn't want to imagine all the work it would take to get it on an OBS. The turbo you have is good for all the power you can make with your stock injectors. You do have a couple aftermarket choices, like the H2 and D66.

You could use a 1.0 turbine housing to get quicker spool. This is a great option on our trucks.

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Forget the SD turbo's and buy an aftermarket that is bolt on.

H2E or D66.

You'll want an intercooler as well.

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I was thinking a turbo from an 03 6.0 seeing what it would take for that?? what does on intercooler do for me? I dont have one?

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i was told by a diesel shop that you cant put a ball bearing turbo on an obs cause theres not enough room

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I was thinking a turbo from an 03 6.0 seeing what it would take for that?? what does on intercooler do for me? I dont have one?
I dont think its possible to put a 6.0 VGT turbo on a 7.3

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I dont think its possible to put a 6.0 VGT turbo on a 7.3
Actually Dave it is possible there was someone in California that did it VanAkinbrothers or somthing like that. I actually saw a video of a truck where they were testing and just had to get the programming right and they were going to market it. Not sure what ever happened

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I will see what I can find for info. They were on the diesel stop maybe they had issues as I never heard much after they were testing it.

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