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Rebuilding the 6.0 VGTurbo

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Old 10-15-2010, 11:58 AM
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Rebuilding the 6.0 VGTurbo

I looked all over the internet for information on how to Rebuild the turbo on the 6.0 Powerstroke and all I could find was "reconditioning" instructions that won't be addressed here.
This Thread will give those a visual on how I did mine in hopes it would help you rebuild your 6 liter Turbo for $125 instead of replacing it for $1,250. that is, if it's rebuildable.
To obtain the rebuild kit, locate your favorite Garrett distributor.

The rebuild kit needed is not available from Ford.
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That's all there is to it. Enjoy!
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Nice write-up Benchwrench, Thank You.
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Hmm looks good. If I don't have any play in mine would it be worth pulling it apart just to clean it up a little? I have "barking"/"farting" upon decelerations and I'm thinking my vains might be a little coked up. What do you think? Great pic tutorial!
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This is an awesome write up, good job!

I'm saving this for later for sure! (Reps given to you btw)
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Great post rep given.What took longer the turbo work or the post?lol Oops must wait to rep ya.
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Great write up! Reps to you. Thanks for taking the time.
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Excellent write up, will have to let us know if this stops the blue smoke.
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Nicely done Benchwrench.....that is a great example of how the members here pass on their knowledge and skills for the benefit of others.
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Very nice! Now I'm pulling a "p299 code" so this proceduremay be in my future! Thanks for the "How To"!
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Very good job Benchwrench! Reps to come as soon as I can!
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THAT IS FRIGGIN AWESOME!!!!!! Rep points. Thanks for the great pics and step by step. I am doing mine soon.
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