|02-10-2012 10:10 PM|
Thanks to everybody who's weighed in on this topic. I ended up sending it in to turbonetics.
I was really surprised by how turbonetics treats their customers. They were not very nice. Anyone had similar experience? I know I'm a small customer, but geez they made it sound like I was burdening them.
|02-08-2012 06:54 PM|
|bmylez||I'm not sure about Turbonetics, but you can't rebuild Garrett ball bearing turbos. You replace the entire CHRA. Ball bearing turbos are made to last forever unless you get contaminates in the oil, starve them of oil, etc.|
|02-07-2012 07:36 PM|
|02-07-2012 07:19 PM|
|ZXthrizzle05||Ohh okay makes sense than|
|02-07-2012 07:04 PM|
|focusontheD||Yeah. I did feel the play and it seems like its only on the exhaust side. Hard to tell but the shop's diagnosis makes sense to me.|
|02-07-2012 06:06 PM|
We did feel the play oursleves, and there is also some oil in the downpipe, it appears.
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|02-07-2012 06:00 PM|
|02-07-2012 05:39 PM|
|focusontheD||They're not bad after x number of miles. They are bad when you have some slop in the shaft. I was told by a turbo shop that the exhaust side bearing is loose|
|02-07-2012 05:13 PM|
|ZXthrizzle05||Why the rebuild? Are turbos no good after x amount of miles?|
|02-07-2012 11:46 AM|
I have the same turbo as you!
...and I am sorry, I forgot to reply to you and Matt when you asked about this question a few days ago :(
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