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post #1 of 13 Old 09-26-2009, 04:52 PM Thread Starter
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38r installed and everything seems alright but is that turbo ever loud. I read that it was loud but that definitly wasnt what i was expecting.

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It's a very loud turbo. It can get to you on long trips sometimes

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Can you post a video of it from the outside and the inside of the cab while driving?

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let us know how that turbo works for you.
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if it is too loud you can just donate it to me do you like it otherwise?

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Is this the same turbo that came on the early batch of 6.0s that were recalled? A guy I know never took his back in because he liked the way it sounded. Damn thing sounds like a jet engine when he takes off.
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I will try to record the sound later today, it is very loud even at low rpms

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Is this the same turbo that came on the early batch of 6.0s that were recalled? A guy I know never took his back in because he liked the way it sounded. Damn thing sounds like a jet engine when he takes off.
negatory, not that turbo, this is a replacement for only the 7.3 IMO the whistle is great!
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mine sounds great love it if its to loud your to old lol

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Why donate it? I'd buy it and give you my stocker for free................LOL
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