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post #1 of 13 Old 05-27-2009, 03:45 PM Thread Starter
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Question Big Head Actuator Help

I got a Big Head Actuator for free and want to know if there is any point in putting it on my truck. I have a DP chip and just installed and overboost anihilator from ITP. Now should I put the actuator on too? any help would be great
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anyone???
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well the waste gate will hold the pressure and not flutter like the stock wastegate does so i would put it on
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should let you hold more boost befor. it dumps becase all that is, is a wastegate that holds more psi

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Unhook the vacum line off your actuator. without the vac it will hold more pressure, will still be less than the banks but will give you a rough idea of any gains your gonna have without havin to mess with that little C clip on the turbo that holds the ACT. linkage on to install the big head, Its a PITA!
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and if you dont want it ill take it off your hands
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pm me if thats what it comes to
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If its a freebie, and yer turbos still a stocker, then yea, stick it on there. Its a bit better than the weak pos stock actuator.... Wonder why you got it for free...?

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If you don't want it I'll take it and pay for the shipping.
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