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turbo problems

I have a 2002 sd and just installed a gt 38r.after install took it for a drive and now it has what sounds like a chirping noise and very slugish,idleing sounds good,but when driving the chirping starts and now what sounds like a slight grinding noise.truck has 4" exhaust,s&b intake,dp tuner.any ideas on what may be going on?kinda afraid to drive it b/c don't want to make things worse.thanks in advance for any input
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Pull off the intake boot and see if the turbo spins freely. You should feel some drag from the seals, but shouldn't feel any metal-to-metal contact. Maybe one of the impellers came loose?
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