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Old 05-23-2011, 01:58 AM   #13
mowgli29
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Join Date: Feb 2009
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Location: St. Louis, MO
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Originally Posted by fastwrx25 View Post
great pics, best ihi bb turbo teardown pics ive seen.


any tips for separating the compressor housing from the turbo?
Thanks! I had not ever seen ANY of an IHI bb turbo...thus, I tore it open!

I had tried once before to get the compressor housing off...and I think perhaps I was just too much of a panzy. After I took the bolts off the back, a few swift whacks with a 3lb sledge knocked it loose, and I gave it some love taps to finesse it free. (I was careful not to damage the wheel!)

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Originally Posted by rydog View Post
I dig it. I love seeing the insides of the working parts. Cant wait for the video.
Haha, thanks! Should be done soon... I need to get it balanced this week.

****, I should have already assembled it so I can bring it to the turbo shop tomorrow! doh!
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