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Old 02-04-2010, 12:32 PM   #1
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So I'm at work, doing my usual thing (which is to say...nothing) and reading my morning Saw some threads about turbo choices and started to question my plans for some upcoming upgrades.

I wanted to price some things out, so I navigated over to ebay and started searching. First I looked at some T3/T4 hybrids. Cheap, but I'm starting to question whether or not that is "too big" for my 1.6. I want a bigger turbo, but I also want it to spool before 5k.

This is where my trouble began.

I decided to look at some t2 flanged turbos. Stan of SKmetalworks will be fabricating my new exhaust mani here pretty soon, and I know that he has some extra t2 turbos laying around for mock-up purposes. Also, I was having no luck finding exactly what I wanted in a t3 footprint (large compressor, .48ar exhaust,5 bolt outlet.) So, after reading djp0623's thread, I typed in :"gt28" and I searched by price+shipping = cheapest.

This is what ebay pulls up:

RIGHT as the ******* receptionist is dropping off the paper.
Luckily, she is pretty cool and just kind of chuckled when I WTF'd and she saw what I was looking at... instead of threatening to report me to HR.

Seriously though...A ******* banana hammock? God damnit.
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Old 02-04-2010, 12:34 PM   #2
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That looks like mine, but it probably doesn't have my "musk" impregnated in it.
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1.95?? Good deal! oh wtf 5.95 shipping, so not worth it.
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Not sure if that will be large enough though. I know you are looking to upgrade.
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It's your own fault for searching for GT28 on all of ebay instead of on ebay motors. I bet you don't see anyone on complaining about the number of disgusting car parts that show up when they are doing searches for new costumes for work.
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Old 02-04-2010, 12:49 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by boileralum View Post
It's your own fault for searching for GT28 on all of ebay instead of on ebay motors.

^^^ this. plus you didn't search "GT28 -underwear"
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Might make a nice heat blanket for a compressor housing. Now that would draw some comments on cardomain.
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Note to self- don't search gt28 with others around. Thanks.
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