Hey guys, havn't been on here much lately, honestly been over on snowmobile forums trying to get an old sled i have going.
I got my truck into the shop today to change a front tie rod end, and while at was at it I decided to pull my intake off, I figured i would see if it was "dusted", have not ever looked.
Remeber, Ive had this truck for 7 months, and it has been running great and I have had zero problems with the truck, always starts great and runs great ( -7 degree F start no block heater...engine only turns over a few times before she fires)
I went into the project thinking that "dusting" looked like dust on the compressor wheel...and I also wanted to see how much play I had, i know have those answered and I wish it looked better, but like i said it seems to run fine.
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There is no apperent In and out play, i only was using my hands, but i could not get it to budge in and out.
When wiggling the turbo back and fourth I am able to get a small amount of play, there is play, but its not a lot...and I dont know how to explain it, but its not a loose play, it take force to move it from side to side, but it does move...its not a floppy loose though...NOTE...first turbo ive really even felt.
the compressor wheel did not apear to be dusty at all....No specs or anything on it...BUTT!!!!!!!! the outside layer of edges are kinda dinged it....i dont like it, but its how it is.
Ill upload a picture, what do you guys conclude from my inspection today? I find it hard to believe its horribly messed up because I get no smoke on acceleration ( only when i start it cold) and the turbo sounds loud and health and i can feel it boost up on acceleration fine.
1997 F250 7.3 5 speed, 3.55s, D60, 4" Diamond Eye Exhaust, Napa Intake Filter, E-Fuel, 35" bfg mt's, stage 2 rosewoods/tuning, Gauges
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