Turbo

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  1. Redliningit2021!

    Redliningit2021! Bobtail Member

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    If I switch a Detroit DD13 Motor for a 60 series Detroit in a 2015 Freightliner, do I need to change turbos and starters as well?
     
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  3. Magoo1968

    Magoo1968 Heavy Load Member

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    That and many more things plus illegal
     
  4. Rubber duck kw

    Rubber duck kw Road Train Member

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    Those would be the least of your headaches.
     
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    AModelCat Road Train Member

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    Why would you need to change turbos?
     
  7. pavrom

    pavrom Road Train Member

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    If that is your only concerns - dont even think about it . Better buy complete truck assembled already by someone else
     
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    pavrom Road Train Member

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    Btw i have 2013 freightliner with 12.7 series 60 detroit ....dont remember what old engine was ...detroit or cummins...just the kit to have it installed and working was near 10k
     
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  9. Redliningit2021!

    Redliningit2021! Bobtail Member

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    That's what the mechanic said, that it would be better to replace it if I did change the motor.
     
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  10. Redliningit2021!

    Redliningit2021! Bobtail Member

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    I appreciate it. The mechanic stated that it would be best to replace the starter and the turbo. I'm just trying to see if it's worth it. Not trying to buy another truck right with the prices the way they are.
     
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  11. Redliningit2021!

    Redliningit2021! Bobtail Member

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    Can you elaborate sir? Trying to find out more about the good and bad of doing it if that was the case that I changed the motor
     
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