, Quote from his other post in another thead. He should be able to tell you if it make a difference.
Originally Posted by Underdog
I think it's more likely you have internal engine damage (cracked piston) than the blown turbo, although there is no reason to say the turbo is not also damaged. Typical symptoms for blown turbo are lack of power, metal screeching "under boost", smoking, etc. Cracked ringland symptoms are rough/not running engine and can-of-marbles.
I have been through this before and would be happy to look at the car for you if you'd prefer to bring it to a Subaru enthusiast shop rather than a dealership. I have two spare shortblocks in stock that can be built up however you like. I'm not TOO far from SW Maine.
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