Is it even worth it???
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Lex KY
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I hope you meant 1100 degrees and not 11000. I believe 11000 would have pretty much melted everthing under your hood. Now, as for lowering it, preventing future failures... actually 1100 degrees isn't really a horrible number. But there are things you can do to lower that... Have you done any kind of intake mods? A more free flowing intake system will allow the turbo to put cooler air into the engine to start with, and will lower egts, just steer clear of the K&N Filter.. it flows great, but doesn't filter very well. If that doesn't get them to an acceptable level for you, you might consider the water injection.. or a different intercooler. I personally don't see how a different turbo will help.. maybe I am wrong.
Aaron A. Bobb
2002 F-250 SD ExCab, Short Bed, PSD, Auto trans, 4X4
Custom tuned 6 position Chip
Whelen CSP690 Strobe Kit (Installed @ Feb Indy Strokers Rally... Thanks Adam), ZooDad Mod
Heated Side Mirrors, Owner Built Rear Airbag System
Owner Built Front Bumper, Owner Built Tymar Intake
Owner Built Custom Exhaust, Rear Roll Pan?