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Old 10-04-2012, 10:32 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by gutie04

This is correct. You really should put a little oil in the drain side, and rotate the turbine. Prop it up so the oil has a chance to distributed through the bearing cartridge. Let it sit for a day or so and repeat. It will eventually get enough in there to re center the cartritge. I had to do this after an old vf-39 sat for a few months. If it is going to stay in storage put some caps on everything after the oiling.
This is correct too, oil fills up voids and the play is more when turbo is dry. Minimal difference but true!
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