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Just a Question. Could a person plumb the exhaust from a stock down pipe up into the bed of the truck to a atmosphere turbo put a stack exhaust on that turbo and plumb the charge pipe up the driver side frame rail to the stock intake? I know that snowmobiles have turbo with stand alone oil systems so that shouldn't be a issue. also a person could make a toolboc looking cover to protect the intake from the elements. What are your thoughts?
 

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it could work, but you'd be losing alot of heat on the exhaust side with all that plumbing. may encounter a bit more lag too.
then you have to worry about having a couple grand sitting in your bed too...
 

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I agree with the heat loss. Could sizing a turbo differently based on a expected heat loss make up for that?
 

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Yes it COULD be made to work - and yes I am sure you would have to take into account some serious heat loss. If you were going to attempt it - and I don't really advise it - I would at least upgrade the stock turbo or figure out a way to put a really good external wastegate on it.

Almost anything can be done - its just a matter of time, money, and knowledge - you can be lacking in one department - you just need to make up for it in the other two.
 

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I raised the question because underhood compound turbo's look like a plumbing nightmare. Was hoping to come up with a better alternative. And you would still get to use the factory intercooler after the second turbo. STS seems to make a decent system, I have only witnessed one on a new Dodge Charger. I was thinking the same approach might be nice. Ill keep thinking, I would love compounds. They seem to be the cats pajamas:D
 

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yep, if you can afford it, that's the way to go.
Personally, I wouldn't size it down too much, because then you lose some of the benefit of having the extra turbo.
I've seen a picture floating around of a guy that removed a piece of his inner fender to put in an extra turbo, but I don't know who's truck it is. cool idea though.
 

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yep, if you can afford it, that's the way to go.
Personally, I wouldn't size it down too much, because then you lose some of the benefit of having the extra turbo.
I've seen a picture floating around of a guy that removed a piece of his inner fender to put in an extra turbo, but I don't know who's truck it is. cool idea though.
blowby and I have both modded or removed our inner fenders
 

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I HAD mine removed but will be re installed in a week. I also have an OBS so there is a tad bit more room
 
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