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post #1 of 17 Old 02-12-2009, 06:22 PM Thread Starter
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Blew Turbo, Again.

I blew another turbo today. So I just want to say to those people claiming to keep these things alive at 30+ psi that its bullsh!t. I kept mine from going past 29 and I still blew the crap out of it, in less then 5,000 miles. And it was brand new. I am seeing those numbers with stage 3 sticks.

Just thought I would let some of my feelings out.



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man thats a bummer
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What kind of egt numbers are you running?
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user title says it all....

stock turbo?

Typical cummins owner.

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Stage 3's and stock turbos shouldn't be used in the same sentence.

2003 E-350 7.3, 38r, forged rods, exhaust ported heads, h11's, comp 910's, 230cc hybrids, water/meth, racerx trans and tc, dp tunes
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cchase and truck mods shouldnt be used in the same post either!

just kiddin man, tough to hear. i hope you get that rig up and goin soone!

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What kind of egt numbers are you running?
never really past 1300. i have decent tunning.

and its not a big deal, I get one free for warrenty, hoping the 38r shows up



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waiting on a replacement, or hopefully my 38!



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burnt up 2 turbos myself , i didnt have high egts , the stock setup just cant handle the rpms at that boost , spins the bushings right out

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burnt up 2 turbos myself , i didnt have high egts , the stock setup just cant handle the rpms at that boost , spins the bushings right out
Thats what I am thinking is happening. Both have broke due to shaft play. I am just waiting to get a call back on what my next step will be. I know if they just replace it i will be destroying it again soon.



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