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Originally Posted by Shadetree930 View Post
It may be the typical turbo rattle that is common to this particular engine. Do a search on turbo rattle over on Rennlist or 6speedonline. More (relatively speaking) 996 traffic over there. This forum is pretty much focused on air-cooled turbos.
Thanks for getting back to me. Glad to know that my "rattle" is probably normal for these engines. I'm not used to this type of noise from a Porsche engine, but I do remember my early 911's really making a racket when the hydraulic timing chain tensioners stated giving up the ghost. Thanks again for pointing me to the other more appropriate forums on water-cooled turbos. I must admit that it's been a long, long wait before I finally got my first turbo, but it was definitely well worth the wait. It's hard to believe it is actually sitting out in my garage as we speak!

Take care.
Old 03-23-2014, 12:05 PM
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