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Putting a turbo on my 89 7.3

 
89forddiesel 89forddiesel
New User | Posts: 3 | Joined: 01/10
Posted: 01/20/10
02:04 PM

Hey Im new to this site, I was just wondering if I can put a first generation dodge turbo on my ford diesel.  It is a 7.3 and I know about the banks turbo, but they are expensive! Well any comments or answers are much appreciated!
nathan  

jason.thompson jason.thompson
Guru | Posts: 839 | Joined: 06/08
Posted: 01/20/10
02:58 PM

The Dodge puts out too much boost for your Ford. Your Ford has higher compression so it does not need very much boost 10 psi.

Here's an article with some information.

Look on ebay for a deal on a used one.  
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89forddiesel 89forddiesel
New User | Posts: 3 | Joined: 01/10
Posted: 01/20/10
08:09 PM

Ok so do not use a dodge turbo? and can i use like a 194 powerstroke turbo, I am just looking for a turbo but i wouldnt like to spend the 2400 it costs for the banks... i may have to though...
thanks  

89forddiesel 89forddiesel
New User | Posts: 3 | Joined: 01/10
Posted: 01/21/10
03:16 PM

Hey what does any body know about the banks turbo for the 7.3 idi.  Is it that big of a difference and would you recommend it?
Thanks