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Old 02-24-2011, 12:50 PM   #1506
Spec R
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Member#: 187752
Join Date: Aug 2008
Chapter/Region: SCIC
Location: Hollywood, CA
99 RS/X5/Volt


just had the service done this past week.

heres the breakdown:
$70 used TD04 bad oil seals
$22 shipping to Blouch via FedEx from Los Angeles
$545 heavy/full rebuild with 19T upgrade compressor wheel, no porting, no coating.
$25 shipping back to LA.
$662 total
subtract I can re-sell the TD04 that's still in the car ~ $60-70 bucks
$600 or so

so compare $600 with a brand new 16G plus shipping at $720

yeah its a bit much, but whatever. we'll see how it performs in a bit. I'm more about spool up and low-end anyway since I'm not your typical boy-racer.
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