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IS BILLET REALLY BETTER THAN CAST?

Previous not-so-good attempts at creating a billet compressor wheel by various manufacturers have made some diesel drivers wonder whether billet wheels are really any better than the stock cast wheels. The new BD Diesel Billet Compressor Wheels for 7.3L Ford Power Stroke turbochargers, on the other hand, weigh less and feature an innovative extended tip design for greater power without surging. These new-and-improved 9-bladed wheels offer increased airflow into your turbo at upper boost levels. They can help reduce the temperature of exhaust gas (EGT), improve fuel economy, and lessen your dark emission clouds.


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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE IN BILLET VS CAST?

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Cast compressor wheels are made by pouring molten aluminum into molds and letting them cool. This can lead to inconsistencies in the thickness and porosity of the metal. Billet milled wheels, on the other hand, are machined from solid blocks of aluminum. This makes them a lot smoother and stronger. Because cast wheels are less durable, they have a burst point. For example, check out this exploded cast wheel we have in our shop reminding us why we prefer billet.

 

 

IS BILLET HEAVIER THAN CAST?

No. Although some manufacturers' made heavier billet wheels, BD Diesel's billet compressor wheels are significantly lighter than their cast counterparts.

 

IS IT JUST BILLET MANUFACTURING THAT MAKES BD'S WHEEL SO GOOD?

No. BD Diesel's Billet Compressor Wheels don't perform better merely because they are billet manufactured, they are also better designed. They feature 9 full-sized blades with extended tips, specially engineered to pack the most punch into your turbo.

 

BD Diesel Billet Compressor Design

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