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Meh, cheap Chinese turbos. I bought these knowing the may fail. V-band makes them easy to replace.

But, they were running great before I parked it for the winter, I let the car idle to op temp once a month. Just sucks it blew on my first rip of the season after a LSD install.


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Default 05-08-2020, 07:03 PM

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Meh, cheap Chinese turbos. I bought these knowing the may fail. V-band makes them easy to replace.

But, they were running great before I parked it for the winter, I let the car idle to op temp once a month. Just sucks it blew on my first rip of the season after a LSD install.
I know the feeling all too well.
Im a walking Murphys law, lol
Good luck !
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Meh, cheap Chinese turbos. I bought these knowing the may fail. V-band makes them easy to replace.

But, they were running great before I parked it for the winter, I let the car idle to op temp once a month. Just sucks it blew on my first rip of the season after a LSD install.
This is the epitome of N54 life...

Perfectly fine one day, touch nothing, and next time BOOM catastrophic something : /


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Default 05-09-2020, 01:54 PM

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This is the epitome of N54 life...

Perfectly fine one day, touch nothing, and next time BOOM catastrophic something : /
Bahaha! So true. Likely why I was hesitant to admit a mechanical problem.

Thanks for all the suggestions everybody.

I’m pushing 40 years old. I used to enjoy working on cars. Just not this much.

I’ve got my eye on LZ1 Camaro’s these days. Keep it stock.


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