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VGT sensor Where is it?

Ive recently saw some youtube videos showing 6.0s blowing alot of black smoke because they unplugged the vgt sensor. What does a vgt sensor do and where is it located. Is it bad to unplug it?? Thanks
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See attached pdf's I would Not disconnect. Not worth blowing the turbo.
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U can have it rigged up to a switch

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I unplugged mine and it just sounded like a non-turbo powerstroke. no smoke and a hell of a lot less power. The only way they are blowing so much smoke is with programmers. in stock form it doesnt do a thing.
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You can just put a plastic bag over the air intake, blows tons of smoke. I know lots of guys that do it

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You can just put a plastic bag over the air intake, blows tons of smoke. I know lots of guys that do it
John, don't forget to STACK the bag with another bag!!

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I found that you get too much lag when you stack bags, it's known by the big HP guys as "bag lag"

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I heard that tow mirrors will fix some of that bag lag


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Only if you extend them all the way out

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You guys kill me!LOL!!! "bag lag"!!!!

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