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Impulse buy... 03 turbo.

Ok.. so I bought an 03 turbo. Coming with the vgt and pedastal. Think I got a decent deal. I know I am really not going to gain anything but a whistle right? When I stud her I'll get a MTW turbo and injectors. Anyway I am probably going to clean it. But is there anything I need to really change besides the pedestal to make it work. I already have an updated drain and fill tube. Thanks guys!

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You don't even need the pedestal
Jst use the 05 pedestal, and not use the back bolt.
Two side bolts, and four pipes will hold that turbo in place more then you can imagine!!!

Many guys do the exact same thing

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Should be good to go

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Fwiw me and ALOT of people I know don't use any turbo Boyle… the up pipe and down pipe will hold it in place plus think te turbo is like 40 pounds and sits in slots on the pedestal that thing ain't going anywhere

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You don't even need the pedestal
Jst use the 05 pedestal, and not use the back bolt.
Two side bolts, and four pipes will hold that turbo in place more then you can imagine!!!

Many guys do the exact same thing
Thanks brother! Preciate the info. Nice looking rig btw!

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Fwiw me and ALOT of people I know don't use any turbo Boyle… the up pipe and down pipe will hold it in place plus think te turbo is like 40 pounds and sits in slots on the pedestal that thing ain't going anywhere



Going as far as not putting ANY bolts in.... I think your crazy, but thats just me

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Thanks brother! Preciate the info. Nice looking rig btw!


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It's coming with the pedestal, so spend 2 minutes extra to swap them and do it right. Only 4 10mm bolts that hold it in.

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Going as far as not putting ANY bolts in.... I think your crazy, but thats just me
Nope I think it's crazy lazy Also

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It's coming with the pedestal, so spend 2 minutes extra to swap them and do it right. Only 4 10mm bolts that hold it in.


The 03 pedestal with its stupid legs raised up in the air make it a beach to install the turbo compared to the 05+ pedestals... I would....take the 03 pedestal and throw it at my neighbor..



Just joking, but if you don't like your neighbor....well then

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