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Old 03-25-2012, 12:09 PM
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also, if I pour a tsp or so of oil in the top, how long should it take to go through? The restrictor is off, and the oil is cold 5-30. It's taking about 5 minutes for that much to drain through... is there a clog or something?
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Damn it just run the bitch.
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Originally Posted by Faeflora View Post
Damn it just run the bitch.
I can't believe I'm taking advice from the least reliable car on the forum, but I'm putting it back on the car now.
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Originally Posted by skidude View Post
I can't believe I'm taking advice from the least reliable car on the forum, but I'm putting it back on the car now.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HSj-2shbqY#t=0m41s
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Originally Posted by skidude View Post
Is a turbo supposed to be absolutely silent?
All of the ones i've seen have been.
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Not sure what that noise is, but I'm sure it's not meant to be there.
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Originally Posted by skidude View Post
Here's a video. You can't really hear it very well, but it might give you an idea.


I think it happens when the white mark on the compressor wheel is at about 4:00, but it's really hard to tell.

I've never done a video before, let's see if this works.

I can't make the video work. Here's a link to it on youtube (I hope): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MYoJIg7ACc
I think mine makes that noise, not sure. Your turbo sounds fine to me. If there is no axial slop and it the compressor or turbine blades don't touch the housing, you should use the turbonator.
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