ATP Turbo upgrade....was it worth it?

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  1. Laser411

    Laser411 SHO Member

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    Calling all upgraded turbo pioneers, was the upgrade worth the $2500 price tag?

    Also, I saw a dyno chart somewhere that compared the before and after but can't seem to locate it now. Does anyone have one they can show me?
     
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    Are the gearhead turbo upgrades, ATP? If not that might be an option as well.


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    I don't see any turbo upgrades on their site? Only thing I see is the intercooler upgrade.
     
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    I'm fairly certain they offer a turbo upgrade.

    They monitor this forum, I'm sure they'll respond.


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    GearHead does have a turbo upgrade. Contact Matt at Gearhead for the specifics.
     
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    Yep (Gearhead) has turbo upgrades. I designed them to be max turbo for stock block applications without losing much spoolup/response compared to stock. I run them in my car. The below graphs are stock turbos at the bottom with tune, intercooler and downpipes. Then turbos on pump gas in the middle then turbos and e30 at the top.[​IMG]

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    ATPs lately have had issues... only guy I know to have them long term is BPD1151....

    I run Gearhead Gen3 turbos.. Gearhead spent quite a bit of time matching compressors to the 3.5 ecoboost... very happy with my set. Put down quite a bit of power on a base tune...

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    I would vote that going from 400 whp to 460ish whp would be worth it...
     
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    With high pressure fuel pump needed too of course.

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    GearHead needs to update the website, when they are ready.
    I would honestly say they have the best shifting tuning out of all of the Ecoboost tuners.
    Email them with any questions, they probably have the answers.
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    Maybe by design at the moment my friend...

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    I understand and I respect your decision. I highly recommend your tunes to everyone I meet with an ecoboost or power stroke.
    Thanks again for all your hard work.
     
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    Matt, now that I have your tune, how/where do I get trnsmount?

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    Send us an email

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