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question about exhaust flap

Hi im new to the site. i have an 01 powerstroke and was wonering if there is any way to manipulate the warmup exhaust flap into an exhaust brake without buying an expensive controller. thanks for your input.
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put a toggle switch on it.
with a 3 way switch you can have it work as warm up and brake and off.

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i thought maybe i could do something like that but i wasn't sure. is it easy to tell what wires im looking for. im a detroit mechanic so i kinda have an idea what im looking for but iv never looked that close at it. thanks for the help

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i want to dothe same thing

96 F250 powerstroke ext auto converted to 5 speed, 4 inch lift, DP-tunes, 260k, its been swamped....

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it plugs into the front of the turbo pedestal.

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The DIY exhaust brake can be found here: EBPV_Brake

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i work at interstate detroit in sioux falls. you dont know brian cross do you. i went to school with him in omaha about a year ago.

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becareful when doin that b/c those flaps are know to stick closed at times and soot build up is only gonna add to that.

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