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post #1 of 11 Old 10-06-2009, 11:38 AM Thread Starter
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Turbo Upgrades Needed

I wanna buy:

Adjustable wastegate

Larger turbo housing

Wicked wheel

Larger turbine housing

Who has the best deals on these and what brands and where should i purchase these from?

Let me know what's the better brand, place to purchase, ect...

I'm looking to rid the truck of turbo shuttering/surging ect...and boost up quicker so I think I would be fine with all but the turbine housing for now.

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post #2 of 11 Old 10-06-2009, 02:26 PM
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Just pick up a GTP38R and be done with it

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You will get some axle wrap with a heavy trailer, I can feel it when towing my gooseneck with some heavy equipment. My Deavers will wrap enough to make the tires rub the front of the rear fender well if I give it too much throttle on aceleration.
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X2 on the 38. By the time you spend all that money you have a good start on a 38r payment. Even with all those upgrades your stocker will still only handle 25lb boost numbers for only so long before it craps.

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Good point about the 38R.
The wonder how much more in price and performance the 1.15 housing is over the 1.00 housing?

Is buying the other housing a must or worth the cost after upgrading the turbo?

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There are vendors who do sell it for the same price with the 1.15 housing already installed.

It isn't a must to do for the 38R. But it sure helps top end, also can reduce the surge issues when you have big tires and stock gears with low rpm's.

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I do have big tires, I run 38x14.50 Toyo MT's. I'm not sure if the gears are stock or have ever been changed out. I will have to see if I can figure it out or not. I'm probably going with the 38R with 1.15 housing, stage 2 single shot injectors, DP tuner. I'm hoping to be around 400 rwhp and 700 rwtq which will be a good daily driver/tow truck for the boat, atv's ect...

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by the time you spend all that money on your stock turbo for a lil more you could of got a better turbo all togeather... def get the 38R...
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I'm set on the 38R now.

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4" TB Magnaflow Exhaust w/ 5" tip
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Nice choice. You are going to like it!

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Thanks, I think I will too. Probably more than enough for what I'll ever need out of a truck like this.

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DIY Traction Bars
Zoodad-AIH Delete-Foil Delete
Adjust. Wastegate
ISSIPRO Performax Gauges
4" TB Magnaflow Exhaust w/ 5" tip
AFE stage 2 PG 7 W/Pre-Filter
Superchips Prgmr 150HP/225TQ
Oil X-over Line
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