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post #1 of 19 Old 01-04-2009, 10:38 AM Thread Starter
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7.3 turbo

im in the process of rebuilding the turbo on my truck, and on the turbine half of it is ate away about 1/4 to 1/2 an inch lower than the other half. i was wondering is this normal or do i need to tear into it farther to figure out what caused this??? thanks again in advance

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anybody have any ideas about this?

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+1 on the pics.

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Yeah, I'd probably feel a bit drained after firing twice in rapid succession.
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anyone else have some suggestions about this

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Looks like it got hotter than hell.

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post #9 of 19 Old 01-04-2009, 09:51 PM
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that looks horrible....it kind of looks like something got sucked through the intake, or it could be like cob said and it got hotter than hell

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