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Old 06-28-2011, 06:07 PM   #1
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So I got a used stock turbo off of a sr20 motor and it's pretty nasty. Is it safe to clean it up a bit?
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clean as in clean the grease/grime off it? Of course lol, why not.
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No. Hit it with a JDM hammer to spec up the bearings then put some hair spray on it to tighten it up and keep it from slipping. Good to go.
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You can clean it up internally too, but if you are asking I'm guessing you've never had a turbo apart. Prolly best to skip the disassembly if so.
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No. Hit it with a JDM hammer to spec up the bearings then put some hair spray on it to tighten it up and keep it from slipping. Good to go.
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