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Jake

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Never heard it called that. My ‘06 Cummins has a silencer ring on the intake side of turbo, I removed that and gutted the intake tube. You could really hear that turbo sing!
Those 5.9 Cummins sound awesome without that silencer ring and a bigger down pipe. They come factory with a fixed vane turbo which when allowed to breathe better sound like a fucking jet engine.
 

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Those 5.9 Cummins sound awesome without that silencer ring and a bigger down pipe. They come factory with a fixed vane turbo which when allowed to breathe better sound like a fucking jet engine.
The ‘06 was the first year with a 4” down pipe. Others were 3 or 3.5 I believe. Muffler delete and a boost fooler is all I had done and she sounded mean with my Jeep behind it. Loved rowing through the G56 too!
 
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There is a piece, called the turbo muffler, that sits inside the down pipe at the turbo. It has baffles to help quiet down the exhaust coming out. There is a replacement insert that smoothed out airflow.

It may be that your setup may not use it. Based on some searches, basically straight pipe from the turbo back is used. Since the muffler and cats are "deleted" it complicates the search. My car has a "turbo muffler" not a turbo style exhaust muffler.

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Gotcha. Right now I'm only interested in minor mods that increase durability. I haven't decided yet if I'm keeping this one, but I want it in good unmolested shape for me or the next guy.
 
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Gotcha. Right now I'm only interested in minor mods that increase durability. I haven't decided yet if I'm keeping this one, but I want it in good unmolested shape for me or the next guy.
Yeah, keep it stock if you are not going to keep it. The EGR delete is a great mod and has many pros to it.
 
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Yeah, keep it stock if you are not going to keep it. The EGR delete is a great mod and has many pros to it.
I'll likely do a mild tune in the future, mainly a tuner with all the monitoring I need, but no significant mods. It's got nearly 600 torques stock anyway. ;)
 
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So - I got everything back together this evening. I connected the batteries and...nothing. I've got 12 volts on both new batteries, clean connections, 12 volts at the alternator, and the starter solenoid bypass works - but no power in the cab, and nothing when I turn the ignition.
 

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So - I got everything back together this evening. I connected the batteries and...nothing. I've got 12 volts on both new batteries, clean connections, 12 volts at the alternator, and the starter solenoid bypass works - but no power in the cab, and nothing when I turn the ignition.
Battery cut out switch or blown fuse?