Turbo

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bernie
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Turbo

Post by bernie » Tue Jan 24, 2006 6:47 pm

If anyone is thinking of buying this turbo
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... :B:SS:UK:1

I have one that is cheaper :shock:
Just the 0 BX
1 TZD Turbo a/c going going GONE
1 TD Hurricane being broken up for spares
3 FIAT 124 Sports!!!
1 FIAT 124 Spider ex. California
Oh and I nearly forgot
A LOVELY XANTIA HDI EXCLUSIVE ESTATE

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Post by DavidRutherford » Tue Jan 24, 2006 7:02 pm

Given that the turbo unit on an XUD almost never fails, I'd say he'll be lucky to sell that. I've seen the same turbo last over 300'000 miles!
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Post by Vanny » Tue Jan 24, 2006 11:29 pm

i've seen one that only lasted 40,000 miles! got either a screw or a bolt onto the inlet side that got wedged, nasty doenst come close, looked like someone had rammed a very strong screw driver into it at rather high RPM, oops :D

I disected it too!


I seem to have the little buggers multiplying in the loft! Some how i now have three ?

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Post by Stewart (oily!) » Thu Jan 26, 2006 2:34 pm

Yes Vanny but thats you :) most folks make them last for miles, my mate the taxi fixer reckons some drivers deliberately kill the turbos by revving the motor hard to get the turbo spinning and then switching off so premature death can be hastened for them.
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Post by stuart_hedges » Thu Jan 26, 2006 2:59 pm

That's just bizarre. Why such unwarranted cruelty to innocent mechanical devices?