Why does my Duramax sound like a typewriter?
This noise is caused by the relationship of the engine cylinder block, crankshaft journals, bearing inserts and the oil film. This relationship may allow a vibration that resonates through the cylinder block and is heard as a metallic ticking noise.2011-10-22
What turbo is on the L5P Duramax?
The L5P Stealth 67G2 is the best drop-in turbo ever bolted to the 2017, 2018, 2019 6.6L L5P Duramax.
Are downpipes only for turbo?
A downpipe IS for turbo cars, but for all practical purposes we still call our n/a frontpipes “downpipes”.2004-06-13
What do up pipes do on a Duramax?
An aftermarket up pipe will assist in allowing your Duramax engine to breathe more efficiently l eading to a drop in exhaust gas temperatures and a boost in horsepower and torque.
What is an up pipe used for?
Up-pipe is a piping that connects the exhaust manifold with the turbo. Exhaust gases enter the turbo from the up-pipe. Down-pipe is a piping that connects the turbo with the rest of the exhaust pipe. Exhaust gases leave the turbo from the down-pipe.2020-09-23
How much boost does a stock Duramax make?
The factory map sensor which electronically measures boost on a 2001-2004.5 trucks only reads to 22-24 psi, 2006-2016 MAP sensors read to 37 psi. If you want to read boost numbers higher you’ll need an aftermarket gauge.2016-07-28
Does the downpipe connect to the turbo?
Downpipes are sections of tubing that connect the exhaust side of a turbocharger with the start of the vehicle’s exhaust system, allowing spent exhaust gas to exit the engine. Downpipes also contain catalytic converters, reducing the emission of harmful gasses during operation.
What does an up pipe do?
The up pipe is the last piece of tube that consolidates all the exhaust gas from the four manifold tubes and carries it into the turbine housing.
Where does a downpipe attach to?
They are most commonly found attached to the corners of a building. The discharge from a downpipe can be: Directly connected to a drain discharging into a soakaway. Directly connected to a drain discharging into a surface water sewer.2021-07-22
What is an LB7 up pipe?
Description. LDS LB7-Passenger Side Up Pipe Kit. This is a factory GM LB7 up pipe that can be use on the LB7, LLY, LBZ, LMM, LML when fully deleting the EGR. Used as an up grade for 04.5-2016 models to improve air flow over factory pipe. Kit Includes Pipe and Gaskets.
Is a downpipe a turbo back exhaust?
Downpipe back is just that, new exhaust that starts from the downpipe to the exit. Same for the turbo back, it includes a new larger downpipe that goes from the turbo back to the exit.2011-09-14
How much boost does a stock LMM Duramax make?
32psi max for reliability.2012-11-11
What does an aftermarket up pipe do?
All in all, aftermarket up-pipes and down-pipes ensure the exhaust gases can flow freely. Allowing them to generate more power for the turbo so the turbo can suck even more air and feed them into the combustion chamber for more horsepower.2020-09-23
How much horsepower can you get out of a LB7?
Couple that with a weaker connecting rod and you can draw a pretty strong conclusion as to why the LB7 rods fail in the 550 to 600 hp (1,100 to 1,200 lb-ft.) range. While we tend to talk in terms of horsepower, it’s the torque of these engines that does all the damage.2017-11-11
Do you need a tune for an up pipe?
The uppipe would not require a tune but can be run on the Stage 2 map as long as you have the correct hardware for the rest of the vehicle like a catted 3″ turboback exhaust.
What makes a Duramax sound like a jet?
Registered. The turbo vanes are “sweeping”. They change position sometimes at idle, making the “jet” noise.2010-08-13
How can I make my Duramax sound better?
Duramax turbos are actually one of the largest factory turbos offered. The design of the turbo dictates how it sounds. Adding a metal tubed intake and an exhaust with a cat and muffler delete helps you hear the dmax turbo better..2012-05-13