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Old 12-09-2006, 11:52   #1 (permalink)
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I have a friend that is trying to sell a turbo. Its for a 7.3 Ford Diesel, can be put on either a manual or an automatic. If you are interested please feel free to contact me.
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Old 12-10-2006, 01:13   #2 (permalink)
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They work well on either..Infact better imo on auto as spool is more consistant due to load on engine...Auto often has slightly smaller turbine housing, but I wouldn't worry too much...
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If I was to put this on a 7.3 truck that probably already has enough power to begin with, would that hurt anything? If it had enough hp, what would be a benefit of having a turbo?
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Putting a turbo on Diesel is way easier than wih petrol engine!!! Diesels run on detonation....It would gain massive low rpm torque!!
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What if it already has quite a bit of torque already? Will the tires be able to withstand that much torque? In second gear the ford truck already spins the tires somewhat. What will happen after the turbo is on? I know it will be hard on tires, but how about the engine? Will that put a strain on anything?
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Its all up to the nut....
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Alot does come down to nuts and bots in the end! :O
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Alot does come down to nuts and bots in the end! :O
Na the nut behind the steering wheel!!!!
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