MilkmanDan wrote:Bolt off bolt on, simples. Get your own second handy, bloke in SA has two advertised in the classifieds. It’s well out of warranty so do it yourself
paulmp wrote:I'm wondering if anyone has replaced their turbos with one of the new ebay turbos that are generally between $300-600?
oldm8 wrote:Hey guys,
The vanes are sticking in my turbo and that's warn out the actuator arm as it enters the exhaust side housing.
With that in mind, it think its time for a new turbo! What are peoples experience with Ebay replacement turbos? They are so cheap compared to even second hand ones, the temptation is strong! Or is there any other turbos that are suitable? I wouldn't be chasing max peak power, if anything more a bit lower.
So what's actually wrong with it?
Have you considered refurbishment?
From what I've read, the cheapies can be prone to fly apart.
RHKTriton wrote:Have a Google for turbo repairs - seem to be lots of joints offering repairs and replacements.
Alternately try a wrecker, might be able to get something to carry you through a couple of years.
ozguy7 wrote:Hi All,
During a recent service Mitsubishi said they found metal filings at the rear of the turbo where it connects to the Dump Pipe. They stated this is causing the excessive black smoke / high fuel consumption that I'm seeing.
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