Crossmembers to make the bed mounts are here, just been side tracked with getting the fuel system upgrade. Having taken way longer than expected but all the parts are out of the way for the new filter bypass and hard lines.
This is a factory drop-in journal bearing turbocharger with a Borg Warner 300sxe Style 73mm turbine wheel with a 63mm billet compressor wheel for the Superduty early '99 model year. This turbo will impress you at how well it runs! KC Turbo has torture tested it for longevity and proven its...
One of the turbos I'm considering for an eventual upgrade, but finances are the limit right now. Hell hadn't even been planning to buy a new truck for a few years haha.
The EBPV, exhaust flap appears to be seized in the mostly closed position which would explain why the exhaust housing cracked. Going to disable that and force it open until I can afford a new turbo.
The gauge and sensors arrived today. Edge CTS3 monitor with fuel pressure and EGT sensors.
This is the stuff I tried out on my service truck at work and so far seems decent quality. I haven't done my personal one yet other than unplugging the EBPV to disable it. I have also heard of guys just cutting out the valve and welding the holes up for the shaft.
Buried in there is the new fuel setup. 1/2in hose delivering fuel to the manifold, then 2 hard lines running fuel to each head. Some fuel sitting in the valley from bleeding air out but the fuel system is finally assembled.