Re: Someone take a look at this!
Yep, odds are that a previous owner had a problem with it and used the vicegrips and then forgot about them.
You can wire it open or if you pull the turbo you can gut it and be done with it. It really isn't needed.
96 F250 XLT 4x4, 4:10 gears, 5 speed, Tymar intake and HX hose, downpipe, pyro and boost guages, coolant filter, Luc clutch