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#2: 02-12-2013, 01:11 PM
 Max Capacity
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The oil feed to the turbo is a steel line, not a hose. The line should not have broke.

New EJ255, 257 can be had for around $1900. then a gasket set $250, rebuild the heads,$1000.

the rest is labor and a turbo.

I got a vf52 for $1300, i think.

BNRturbo sells a 16g for around $800 I think.

Here's my thread form last May.
256,000miles 5/2012 ej257 short block, 8/2011 installed VF52 turbo, @20.8psi, 280whp, 300ftlbs. CHECK your oil, these cars use it.

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