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#8: 03-28-2013, 02:24 PM
 
 Living Legacy
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Originally Posted by robinlsb View Post
Turbo bearings shot/toast

If the motor is dry (like no oil in the engine compartment, or any where else) then it is probably the turbo,
^This seems to be the case, how can I confirm this? Remove the down pipe and check for play? I think I recall seeing some oil residue when I took off the TMIC, I suppose this would also point to the turbo.

Hhhmmm... Going to have to think about what's the best turbo for my application (daily driver, occasional auto X / lapping day). I don't think this car will ever see more than stage 2...