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late 99 7.3 turbo failure

Took my truck to a shop for power loss and theyre saying the turbo is failing which I believe. So for a replacement what should I do. Im at a loss with different things people tell me to do. I could do stock used replacement but wheres the fun in that. I was looking at batmowheel then im not sure if they even make em for a 7.3.... my truck has 4" exhaust, intake, sct tuner, built trans and triple disc torque converter, and stock injectors so far. I want something I can do on a budget right now and drop in. Worst case I get a stock one until I can upgrade more. Please post your input and if you have anything for sale thatd be great also... thanks again
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You could rebuild it.

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Yes thats one of the options if I decide to save money
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Depends on your cash flow situation and what size injectors you eventually want

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upgraded rebuild kit 360 thrust bearing etc.

forget the batmowheel, its overpriced junk.

look at a billet wheel from bd, riffraff, or the ww2.

then if you want you can get a high flow outlet and blank ebpv pedestal. but thats just more money.

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Can I upgrade the turbo without bigger injectors and not cause damage?
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a 38r is a good upgrade on a stock truck.

its a larger turbo but spools quick due to the ball bearings.

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