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Old 04-08-2010, 08:36 PM
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turbo silencer ring

has anyone tried maching the silencer ring out of the compressor housing to get a little more whistle. i was going to do tis but wanted to ask b wasting my time thanks
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Old 04-08-2010, 08:45 PM
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Re: turbo silencer ring

ive cut one out with small 1/8" cable 2 vise grips and a vacuum, i know i know not an approved method but the kid didnt care he just wanted it out, it was on a duramax on an 03' model IHI turbo
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Old 04-08-2010, 08:55 PM
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Re: turbo silencer ring

wow.....talk about surgery.hahaha. did it make a diff in the amount it whistledor no. i like the 03 whistle but it could get a little anoying after a while plus thats the wheel anyway. just wanted a little more whistle out of it
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Old 04-08-2010, 10:16 PM
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Re: turbo silencer ring

If you do a search you will come up with a lot of information on this. Here is something that may help.

http://powerstrokenation.com/forums/...=silencer+ring
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Old 04-08-2010, 10:45 PM
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Re: turbo silencer ring

my buddy is a machinist and hes cut a bunch of them out. they do get alittle more whistle
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Old 04-08-2010, 11:07 PM
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ok. cool thanks for the info
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Re: turbo silencer ring

I want to cut out my silencer ring from my turbo. does anybody know if that would mess up my turbo or engine or anything in the future i have a 6.0 with k&n cold air intake 5in turbo bak strait pipe edge programmer can anyone tell me if i should?
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Re: turbo silencer ring

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I want to cut out my silencer ring from my turbo. does anybody know if that would mess up my turbo or engine or anything in the future i have a 6.0 with k&n cold air intake 5in turbo bak strait pipe edge programmer can anyone tell me if i should?
don't be a hack, have it machined out.
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Re: turbo silencer ring

More turbo whistle, but not much more. It is a common thing to do to the Holset turbos found on Cummins engines although it only takes 2 minutes to remove it on one of them. It is not worth the effort to be honest on a PSD.
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