Curious about semi turbos

20dmax08

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Was curious if you could use a turbo for say a 60 series Detroit or a cat or something similar in a compound setup?? I’m sure been asked. Tried google couldn’t find anything. Thanks.
 

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Their turbos are generally a little loose in the a/r area for our use. Take a lot more heat and fuel to light.

Would it work sure but not the most ideal setup.
 

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Simple answer is yes but not really recommended like said above. They are designed for engines 2x to 3x the displacement of a duramax and can get away with the looser AR on the turbine side.

Now a Borg 475/96/1.15 or 1.32 T6 is relatively cheap for a box cast charger for something to put over a stock turbo and get stellar results.
 

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Thanks gents. Didn’t see a lot about it and was curious. Thanks for enlightening me! I want to compound my duramax and trying to find alternate routes. I’m in Canada and our dollar is shit. Lol


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Thanks gents. Didn’t see a lot about it and was curious. Thanks for enlightening me! I want to compound my duramax and trying to find alternate routes. I’m in Canada and our dollar is shit. Lol


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What turbo are you trying to compound over? If it's a stock turbo or a smaller drop-in a S475/96/1.32 T6 is a cheap option from any Borg Warner dealer in Canada. While better spoolup characteristics can be had with the tighter 1.15 T6 housing, I wouldn't consider it a necessity as it will run great with the 1.32 housing.


The Borg Warner PN is 171702 for the S475/96/1.32 T6. The PN for the 1.15 T6 housing is 14961019007. Another option is buying a turbo from the states and having it shipped in but I am not familiar with how pricey that can be.
 

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I have a htt promax 64 in the valley. I won’t be looking for big power under 750rwhp. Just want good towing and street. Was thinking of using hsp plumbing with factory battery. I have their y-bridge and cai and like their products. if I can get turbo here cheaper that’d be great.

Put it to you this way. If I got $1000 turbo in the states and shipped to the place I pick up in Montana it’d likely end up costing me $1500 Canadian or so.



What turbo are you trying to compound over? If it's a stock turbo or a smaller drop-in a S475/96/1.32 T6 is a cheap option from any Borg Warner dealer in Canada. While better spoolup characteristics can be had with the tighter 1.15 T6 housing, I wouldn't consider it a necessity as it will run great with the 1.32 housing.


The Borg Warner PN is 171702 for the S475/96/1.32 T6. The PN for the 1.15 T6 housing is 14961019007. Another option is buying a turbo from the states and having it shipped in but I am not familiar with how pricey that can be.





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hey guys, might have my azz suckin slew water but I have a compound setup on my 06 dually. its a compound setup using the factory turbo. after many many miles it needed a rebuild. unfortunatley, the manufactorer of the kit ground off all the numbers. after much searching I have been told by the ex employees of the company that the turbo is a stock s475 that was the same part number for a 2006 Detroit Diesel 12.7 liter. hope that helps:woott: to be clear, it's not from Trent (EPR)
 

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What turbo are you trying to compound over? If it's a stock turbo or a smaller drop-in a S475/96/1.32 T6 is a cheap option from any Borg Warner dealer in Canada. While better spoolup characteristics can be had with the tighter 1.15 T6 housing, I wouldn't consider it a necessity as it will run great with the 1.32 housing.


The Borg Warner PN is 171702 for the S475/96/1.32 T6. The PN for the 1.15 T6 housing is 14961019007. Another option is buying a turbo from the states and having it shipped in but I am not familiar with how pricey that can be.
Thats the one. I am in the process of switching to a 1.15 for shlits and gigles
 

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