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    Stupid diesel questions

    So I'm new to the diesel scene,
    and I gotz me two stupid questions.

    1) I heard some guy with a Ford Excursion the "whistle" coming off his turbo was loud as hell and sounded cool. (at-least to me)

    Is it that way due to an after market turbo??



    2) The big ass exhaust tip, whats the benefit? does it change the sound?


    I have a f-250 with a Edge juice programmer, K&N air intake and a 4" RBP exhaust all the back, I think its a 4" tip.



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    Stupid diesel questions

    Quote Originally Posted by floatn turd View Post
    So I'm new to the diesel scene,
    and I gotz me two stupid questions.

    1) I heard some guy with a Ford Excursion the "whistle" coming off his turbo was loud as hell and sounded cool. (at-least to me)

    Is it that way due to an after market turbo??



    2) The big ass exhaust tip, whats the benefit? does it change the sound?


    I have a f-250 with a Edge juice programmer, K&N air intake and a 4" RBP exhaust all the back, I think its a 4" tip.



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    Aftermarket intakes will make the turbo whistle louder. As well as removing the silencers. On ford 6.0s with exhaust they are very loud with turbo whine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by floatn turd View Post
    So I'm new to the diesel scene,
    and I gotz me two stupid questions.

    1) I heard some guy with a Ford Excursion the "whistle" coming off his turbo was loud as hell and sounded cool. (at-least to me)

    Is it that way due to an after market turbo??



    2) The big ass exhaust tip, whats the benefit? does it change the sound?


    I have a f-250 with a Edge juice programmer, K&N air intake and a 4" RBP exhaust all the back, I think its a 4" tip.



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    Was the sound like a whooooooooo whoooooooo!?

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    Stupid diesel questions

    The Lucas oil should make it do that.


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    On my 7.3 I was able to produce more of a spool by replacing the blades in the turbo .

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    I have a 6.0 and 4 in pipe from the turbo back. No cat no muffler. My shit sounds like a jet turbine. The 7.3 with straight pipe has a bad ass whistle at idle and when u rap the throttle. It gets louder with a nice open intake also. The excursion u heard prob was a 7.3
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    Quote Originally Posted by djunkie View Post
    The Lucas oil should make it do that.


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    I already have two of "those tips" on order. (i love that clip) WHHOOOOOO WHOOOOOOOO!!!



    So remove the silencer? I will ask my mechanic guy. The Excursion I heard was way louder than mine. I mean way louder.

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    Re: Stupid diesel questions

    My 7.3 has a kinda fluttering whistle sound at idle, almost like you can distinguish the sound from each cylinder firing.

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    The turbo had a ring in it you can take out and that will make the whistle sound. I had a 6.0 with straight pipe, edge programmer and Air Force one intake. It had a little more whistle then stick but as soon as I took out the ring in the turbo the whistle was very loud.
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