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Originally Posted by copbait73 View Post
You can easily go shopping around and spend way too much money for a turbo and wastegate. You can spend $1250 for the turbo and $450 for a wastegate but when you button it all up and drive down the street you'll likely not see the difference over one I bought with integral wastegate that was installed on a 1993 Ford Powerstroke Diesel. It cost $50.00 used.
Go get a takeoff 930 turbocharger, W/G, intercooler, exhaust headpipe. Lots around and the component matching is already done. Sure you can spend more but benefits rarely go up in proportion to the extra money spent.
Several years down the road you can upgrade each as you understand their interactions and what you want to accomplish with your engine.

Yeah my thought too for the most part but I would shoot for the k27-7200

Current project 73 914-6 Gt project rusteration 2.4 ,heat exchangers, oil tanks, etc
Old 02-12-2008, 01:17 PM
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