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Turbo Or Y-Pipe Positioning
Is it possible that the turbo on a 7.3 needs to be positioned square? Or does it already sit square on the pedistal? After I reinstalled my turbo, I positioned the Y-pipe(from ext. manifolds) to the turbo where I SWEAR it was mating. It sounded like
after I took it out for a test ride. The turbo was chirping & you can just hear that uncanny "hiss" exhaust leaks make. So today, a friend & I bought a new v-band clamp (original slightly bent) thinking this was the problem. It sounded better than yesterday, but I still have a hiss and it still kinda sounds like
I rechecked the flanges & they're still not mating....any feedback?
"HEAVY" 2001 F-250 XLT 4x4 EC SB
TW 6pos chip, S&B CAI, Monster 4" exhaust w/ Power Elbow, Big Head WGA, Technicooler, ITP boost fooler, Gen 1 Wicked Wheel, Six-Gun Tuner, Optima Yellow Tops, AutoMeter(Boost, Trans, EGT), CCV mod, MTS TC, MTS valve body, Trans Tech performance rebuild kit, TransGo shift kit, Hornblasters 242 Shocker Train Horns.