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post #1 of 9 Old 01-06-2011, 04:56 AM Thread Starter
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Who's running a van turbo??? Chime in

I'm considering a van turbo vs. rebuilding the stock turbo. Who out there is running one of these? What kind of performance are you getting? What other mods do you have?
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Van turbo is a great mod.

As far as what it plays well with, try searching a few threads and reading up on what other people have posted about and had good luck with.

If it was me though, I probably wouldn't try to push to much fuel at it. Keep you injector choice limited to a 160/100 or smaller probably.
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I heard you had to run a little more fuel to make up for the lag. But I would like to hear what people have to say that are running it. I have one sitting at work that I would like to put on the truck but theres no point if she wont run. Hahaha.
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She'll run.

Van's are running the same injectors as the trucks, and running just fine, on stock tuning.
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I run a van turbo, more lag for sure. The positive side is much more unrestricted flow.
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wats the difference i have a van turbo also and getting stage ones soon n if theirs a diff ill swap that one in while im in their
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Keep your van turbo. Best kept secret in simple 7.3 performance.
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does the turbo off ther van bolt right up? whats the difference between it and my e99 with the wicked wheel? thanks

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E99's are factory with a wicked wheel basically.

And I'd think you'd need a van turbo from the same year motor as yours.
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