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Cool Early '99 7.3 Turbo Replacement Ideas

I have an early '99 (6/98) 7.3 4 x 4 and the turbo is failing. The only mod I have is a Superchips Cortex, which provides adequate power for my needs.

What is the best option for a small performance increase that will not kill me financially?

Thanks for your help.


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well, you could rebuild it, which is not hard at all. thats going to be your cheapest fix. the other fix is replacement. For replace emnt, you could go with a D66 turbo from BEans diesel, or River City Turbo(where I got mine) there are a few more places selling the D66 or a like product. thats the only drop in replacement turbo that they make for an E99.

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