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Old November 23rd, 2012, 10:56 AM   #1
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early 99 powerstroke turbo removal

Well, just a few days after i decided to keep the truck i realize that the wheel in my turbo is shredded, anyone have experience with removing the turbo, as in how long it will take and best method or removing it?
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Old November 23rd, 2012, 05:10 PM   #2
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1/2 hour-2 depends how fast you work. v clamp at the exhaust inlet and outlet, hose clamp on the cac tube, one wire harness on bottom of pedestal and I think 3 10mm bolts not too hard at all. The only thing that may fight is if the bolts on the v clamps are rusted if they come loose take a pry bar and hammer and hit v section of the clamp to knock it loose. Good luck
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Old November 23rd, 2012, 05:12 PM   #3
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1/2 hour-2 depends how fast you work. v clamp at the exhaust inlet and outlet, hose clamp on the cac tube, one wire harness on bottom of pedestal and I think 3 10mm bolts not too hard at all. The only thing that may fight is if the bolts on the v clamps are rusted if they come loose take a pry bar and hammer and hit v section of the clamp to knock it loose. Good luck
not sure i like the fact you said good luck haha.. thank you though.
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Old November 23rd, 2012, 05:14 PM   #4
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You going to do it?
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Old November 23rd, 2012, 05:22 PM   #5
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You going to do it?
had to spend enough on parts dont have the money to take it in, plus i was going to have my buddy tom help me
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Old November 23rd, 2012, 06:28 PM   #6
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Ah right on. Thought you said something about taking it somewhere.
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Old November 23rd, 2012, 08:53 PM   #7
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I can usually have my turbo in hand in 30-45 mins. The pita is the v band clamp. Work under the edge of it to get it loose but don't damage it!
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I can usually have my turbo in hand in 30-45 mins. The pita is the v band clamp. Work under the edge of it to get it loose but don't damage it!
dont damage it...ha obviously youve never seen me work on anything..
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Old November 24th, 2012, 02:07 PM   #9
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haha yooper he is a shit show. btw ill call u back here in half hour or so. gotta get ready
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It's an easy job and the tarblow comes apart pretty easy.
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Old November 25th, 2012, 09:34 AM   #11
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i have a 02 and its the same thing.

take off the breather on top of the drivers side valve cover.
pull clamps off of exhust/up tubes/intake/
jar them loose with a long pry bar and hammer. tap them in the gap they will pop loose but you will still have to pry on them a bit if they are stuck
two 13mm bolts on top of the turbo to pull it off the pedistol.

you gonna have to wrestle it out of there. not too hard overall.
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Old November 30th, 2012, 09:44 AM   #12
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1/2 hour-2 depends how fast you work. v clamp at the exhaust inlet and outlet, hose clamp on the cac tube, one wire harness on bottom of pedestal and I think 3 10mm bolts not too hard at all. The only thing that may fight is if the bolts on the v clamps are rusted if they come loose take a pry bar and hammer and hit v section of the clamp to knock it loose. Good luck
x2 its not that bad....done it 3 times on my 01 7.3
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Old November 30th, 2012, 10:44 AM   #13
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HARDEST PART IS try remove that V clamp on exhaust side. End use air hammer to knock out clamp off. That was 00 F350 with 230K miles of rusty.

I really hope you aren't think about swap new compressor wheel and slap on it instead rebuilt.
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Old November 30th, 2012, 10:54 AM   #14
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go buy wobble extentions. It's easy.
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