Power Now! Keep your wastegate from blowing open — when turbo exhaust backpressure increases, the stock actuator prematurely blows off its seat, softening boost in the midrange and killing torque. With a diaphragm twice the size of the stock wastegate & double the spring pressure of the stock, the Banks Big Head wastegate actuator for 1999-1999.5(Early) Ford F250/F350 Powerstroke is a simple way to achieve higher peak boost and increase mid-range pulling power.
Note: Designed to work with the stock turbo only.
Banks Big Head produces massive torque right from idle, achieves a higher peak boost — sooner — and maintains more boost throughout the powerband by eliminating premature wastegate blow-open. With higher overall peak boost levels, quicker spool-up and increased torque. The Banks Big Head is the perfect addition to any performance module, air intake or exhaust system.
1999 Ford truck model years fall into three categories — 1999, early 1999.5, & late 1999.5. It is important to know your specific model. Please check the build date on the tag inside the driver door to insure that the correct part is purchased.
This Banks BigHead Wastegate Actuator will fit the Early 1999 & 1999.5 Model Years built prior to 1/99 — with no catalytic converter & intake manifold has 2" diameter inlets.