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Why does adding an ATS housing...

To a turbo with a WW make it whistle so much more? I've got a WW1 on my 7.3, I also have an ATS housing that is not installed (it's in the 4-sale section). Since I've had no real bites on it I was thinking of putting it on and was just curious why it makes the whistle so much more?

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Cause it's the anti-surge housing that has releaf ports which makes a whistle sound when the compressor wheel is spinning.
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027.3 riffraff makes a billet wheel specially for ported housing!

id look into that with your ported housing, i think the wheel is actually larger than stock.

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I am almost positive that it is the same size as the 38r. I think (don't hold me to it) that the only difference between a 38r and a stock turbo with a ported housing is that the 38r is ball bearing and the stock one obviously isn't.

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