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Old 02-22-2012, 01:33 PM   #1
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Default Ordering a Chrubo... but there's a snag

I've got some money to burn so i decided to order up a churbo from churbo Depot. I chose this one to start with -

gt2871 DISCO POTATO turbo charger (direct bolt on turbo charger for s13 , s14 ,s15 240sx)

Intake : GT28R Style 2 bolt inlet
Outlet : 3 bolt outlet
Compressor trim: .60 ar
Compressor Wheel diameter: 71mm w/ 52 trim
Turbine wheel diameter : 53.85mm w/ 76 trim
Exhaust trim: .64 ar
Turbine flange type: t25 flange
Downpipe flange type : 240sx 5 bolt type
Cooling type: oil and water cooled
Bearing type: Wet Float Bearing

Horsepower rating: 350-400HP
Actuator set at : 8 psi

http://www.ebay.com/itm/180757557260...ht_3170wt_1348


I just got an email from the seller saying sorry we are out of stock of this turbo but I would like to send you this one - it's better

BIG TD05 18G 8CM TURBO CHARGER (WILL BOLT ON DIRECTLY TO S13 S14 S15 SR20 , CA18 ALSO)

Bearing system: Journal Bearing
Compressor Wheel Diameter: 50.3 / 68mm
TURBINE Wheel Diameter: 49.2 / 56mm
Turbine TRIM: 57
Turbine flange type flange: T25
Downpipe flange type : 240sx 5 bolt type
Nozzle Area: 8cm²
Cooling type : oil and water cooled.
Horsepower rating: 300-380 hp
BOLT ON TURBO FOR S13 S14 S15 (SR20 MOTOR)
Actuator set at : 14.5 PSI
CFM: 600

http://www.ebay.com/itm/240SX-18G-TD...ht_3116wt_1348


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So, they want you to pay $100 more for a turbo?

I'd be mighty cautious of them.
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Buy from one of the HUNDREDS of other sellers that stocks these chinachargers
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So, they want you to pay $100 more for a turbo?

I'd be mighty cautious of them.
nah, they would be sending the more expensive one for the same price I paid for the other one.
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I like the first one better (the one they no longer have).

I should put Lars' old 2871 emotor churbo in a classified ad on here.
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journal bearings---no
ball bearings--yes
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I like the first one better (the one they no longer have).

I should put Lars' old 2871 emotor churbo in a classified ad on here.
Do it.
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