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What caused this to my turbo bearing???
Just thought I would post a pic (attached PDF) of the toasted bearing from the turbo on my 99.5, both wheels were slapping all over the housing. There was no noise just LOTS of blue smoke suddenly at a light. 127,000 Miles
Can anyone tell me if that's oil starvation or foreign matter? The truck has run Amsoil with Amsoil bypass since new but, it sometimes sits for extended periods of time.
Side Note: I ordered a GTP38R to replace, If anyone wants my old turbo PM me. I has a banks housing and Banks Big head (Installed for the Original owner at the ford dealer in 01) stinger+ chip will go with it.
2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 38 City / 54 Hwy
99.5 7.3 F-350 4.10 Dually 4x4 GTP38R, Turbo Master, PHP Hydra, DIY Tymar, Amsoil dual bypass filter, Amsoil 15w-40, 2-stroke fuel additive
(Sold) 2006 6.0 F-tree fiddy, EGR Delete, SCT Livewire, Custom Blown Standpipe O'Rings, Custom Sticking IPR, Special tune that causes it to break down only on the wife
Last edited by slackjaw; 04-17-2013 at 05:13 PM.
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