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Question Whats the Best wastegate for my truck?

Any suggestions on what wastegate to get and where to get it? Should i get the Banks big head waste gate or the BD-Power Turbo Boost Builder Wastegate?
cheapest i have found the banks one is 173. the BD is 152. is the banks worth the extra money?

I have a stock turbo afe intake and 4 inch straight pipe!
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Oh I almost forgot... Its a 2000 F-250 7.3
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one more thing... Will I need a boost fooler???????
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do you have a tuner? if not you will never even hit the psi to open the wastegate
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Yeah diablo sport tuner... Usually set on 65hp tow tune
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then save your money and put it toward some good tunes
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Wastegate will gain you nothing... Leave it alone.

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then save your money and put it toward some good tunes
Agreed. Get some better tunes!

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My wastegate is bad so I need one anyway!
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How do you know your wastegate is bad? In all my years working on these trucks I have never seen a wastegate rod go bad...

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