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External Wastegate Size and Placement

I'm about to drop the motor into my truck.
I'm looking to build 50-60 PSI with my modded H2E and 300/200's.
In the future I will be adding a 150-300hp shot of nitrous.

What size wastgates should I purchase?
I was thinking of running 2 wastgates, one in each up-pipe right before the turbo.

Thanks guys for all of your help!

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i know you are way above my pay grade. and probably most others on here. if you go to the army there are more people into the performance side of things

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i know you are way above my pay grade. and probably most others on here. if you go to the army there are more people into the performance side of things
I wouldn't say that at all! I would just say that I spend my money recklessly...

Thanks for the response. I will check out the army and see if anyone there can offer some help! Thanks!



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wastegates arent easy to fit in an obs. it will require some firewall modifications and most guys mount them in a ballance tube right behind the turbo and requires lots of cowl modifications.

most obs guys use a aftermarket high pressure back pressure sensor and monitor back pressures heavily thru custom tunning.

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Just a little update. I went with a turbosmart 45mm wastegate. I had a local header shop weld the wastegate flange onto the top of the cast steel t4i manifold.



To get the wastegate to fit behind the turbo I had to replace the body mount bushings and remove a section of the factory heat shield material to prevent rubbing.



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got any pics with it out of the truck?

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got any pics with it out of the truck?
Yeah, I actually do happen to have a picture.




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thats a really builtazz motor.... your sig is like eye candy lol


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thats a really builtazz motor.... your sig is like eye candy lol
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I miss driving my truck.. So far this has been an 8 month long build. Doing this stuff is really time consuming and burns a huge hole in your wallet. I just keep telling myself that this will be worth it when it's all done!



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yeah ill say that thing will haul the mail. how much hp/torque will that setup lay down, i cant help but notice all the bottom end mods


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