Originally Posted by GGSimpreza
I've also seen poorly rebuilt turbos go bad (once again) but never parts back in the engine. How do they get back in the engine? The downpipe?
If something on the compressor side fails, then the get sucked into the motor.
The compressor side also happens to be the side made from soft aluminum. That side also has a nut to bolt the wheel to the shaft. Far more to go wrong on the intake side of the unit.