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post #1 of 7 Old 06-13-2009, 07:57 PM Thread Starter
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Question Turbo questions....stock vs New

Here I go again with more questions............
My stock turbo has enough surge for 2 trucks
I know the housing and wicked wheel would fix that, but how hard is that to do? Special tools?
Would it be worth the extra money to just get a better turbo? Eventually I'd like the hp #'s to be in the high 400's to low 500's, but I mainly drive/tow and only race to prove a point.

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ok....I know someone has some say on this.....................

2001 Limited Excursion
4" Level Kit w/ 315/12.50/16 KM2'S
Isspro Performax Guages W under dash pod
38R
FFD 238/100's
T500 HPOP
Sinister RR
Foil delete
Dp F-6 w/ 9 tunes including stock
4" turbo back exhaust.........still w/ muffler
5" tip
S&B updated intake......
HP Xover
6-Red LED's in cab
Edge Evolution for code reader
Prodigy brake controller
Jvc CD with amp and 10" Extant sub

Thanks for helpin since you know more than I!!
God Bless
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If your wantin to get those kind of power numbers down the road your goin to need a bigger turbo not just a wicked wheel and housing. Prob. look at a
H2e. Ive heard they are the best for the biggest numbers. Or a ball bearing tubro of some kind if you dont want to spend the cash on a H2e
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thanks, the H2e sounds good and I know someone that has one for sale, but I guess a special pedestal is needed to mount it that costs 1700.00?

2001 Limited Excursion
4" Level Kit w/ 315/12.50/16 KM2'S
Isspro Performax Guages W under dash pod
38R
FFD 238/100's
T500 HPOP
Sinister RR
Foil delete
Dp F-6 w/ 9 tunes including stock
4" turbo back exhaust.........still w/ muffler
5" tip
S&B updated intake......
HP Xover
6-Red LED's in cab
Edge Evolution for code reader
Prodigy brake controller
Jvc CD with amp and 10" Extant sub

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I'd go with the 38r, its a direct drop in and i believe it can handle up to 500 hp....

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i would have to agree.. a stock h2 flows less air than a 38r. but modded h2 is a different story.

you should be happy with either choice

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With the power you are looking to end up with, the Garrett GTP38R is the best option. It will support 400-500 HP and have lightning quick spool up as well. Let me know if I can help.

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