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post #1 of 7 Old 06-04-2013, 10:54 AM Thread Starter
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BD thruster 2

Hello I am looking to replace my turbo with a lil bit bigger one. I was looking at a bd thruster 2. have any of you guys been around them or have one I would like to know how they work. If I don't go with that I plan on going with that or the 38r. let me know what you guys think thanks for your help.
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i dont really know anyone who has the bd thruster 2
i see that its smog legal which is cool but everyone goes with the 38r.

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I put the BD thruster 2 on my 97 and have not been happy with it. My stock turbo with upgrated turbine housing got better boost and spooled faster.
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It sounds pretty good on paper, but I've NEVER heard of someone actually owning one.
If I was low on funds I would do (did do) a van turbo.
If I had a little extra to spend I would go 38r

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Still pretty slow, just less slow now.
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ok guys thanks like I said im just looking around right now. whos got the better price for a 38r
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dieselorings or riffraff have decent prices.

99.5 f250 7.3 4x4 255k
PHP Phoenix, S&B, 4" Diamond Eye, Hpx, Stancor, RR Billet Wheel, RR AIH Delete, Autometer Gauges, Pro Comp leveled, Transgo Tugger, Billet TQ Converter, Warn Hubs, Int'l Up-Pipes, RR IC-Boots, Non-Ebpv Pedestal, High Flow Outlet, Hucorey's HPOP Lines, RR High Flow Fuel Fittings, RR OCR, Barder 360 Thrust Kit, 08 Tow Mirrors.

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I have the PDR Super gtp. Essentially the same thing. Its a good price and the performance is amazing. Spools instantly. For the B.C. guys I can pull the snow shed weighing about 15,000lbs in 5th 120kmh at 1100 degrees a/c on. Id be doing about 80kmh in my cummins at 1250 degrees 4th gear. Thats with an s300 too.

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