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Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Huntsville, AL
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I second that BIG TIME.
Been burned enough by common mistakes made while installing a new turbo. You don't know what caused the damage until you get the turbo back in your hands. It then becomes VERY obvious.
And of course it is always the turbo's fault because the shop that installed the cheap shrapnel laden headers or put a tube of silocine sealant on the oil gaskets that ended up in the gournal or let the part-time high school kid drive a freshly installed turbo around the block on full boost or installed the new turbo during a complete engine build and let gunk laden break in oil flow through the new turbo, the list goes on and on, isn't going to buy another turbo or pay for a rebuild ...
Yes please do use a sacrificial 3LDZ. It is cheap insurance.
RarlyL8 Motorsports / M&K Exhaust - 911/930 Exhaust Systems, Turbos, TiAL, CIS Mods/Rebuilds
'78 911SC Widebody, 930 engine, 915 Tranny, K27, SC Cams, RL8 Headers & GT3 Muffler. 350whp @ 0.75bar
Brian B. (256)536-9977 Service@MKExhaust Brian@RarlyL8
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