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Old 08-11-2012, 11:44 AM   #14
RallyColtTurbo
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Join Date: Mar 2002
Chapter/Region: SCIC
Location: Lake Elsinore, CA
Vehicle:
2002 MBP WRX,'06 LR3
Three Gen 1 Legacy Turbos

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Originally Posted by GGSimpreza View Post
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.
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