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Old 02-03-2012, 08:43 PM   #1
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Recently liberated from the pull a part! Original fitment was a 2000 Volvo (pretty nice car for pull a part actually). Kevin poked his head under the hood and found a funny little heat shield it had on the exhaust side of the motor. Removing the heatshield revealed not just one but TWO of the cutest little turbos you ever did see.

While under the car, I happened to catch a bumper support with the top of my head as I was standing up. So $100, a bit of blood, and 24 hours of dizziness from a small concussion later...




Google says they came from a S80 T6 2.8L 268hp 280 lbft @ 7psi
They feel like they're in really good shape, and I can't wait to find use for them!
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Motorcycle turbos or go kart or riding lawn mower!
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nice snag bro!
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Not trying to be a one upper, but the wife's got ya beat if it makes ya feel better. You might need a stitch up or some super glue though.

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she burn your eggs or something?
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She made pancakes instead of waffles. Had to hit her with the waffle iron to show her how to use it . No not really. Quad accident, wear helmets. It was the first time we ever rode without one and this happened. Split her skin 13cm
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WE SPEAK 'MERKlN ROUND HEER BOUY, WHATS THAT 'N FEET?
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thats pretty cool. I am surprised they are external wg.
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Motorcycle turbos or go kart or riding lawn mower!
Actually already have a garret GT15 for the riding mower.

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thats pretty cool. I am surprised they are external wg.
They have internal WG. I took one off the manifold and removed the band that holds the turbine housing on. The turbine is like postage stamp sized. I'll get pictures soon.
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^doh! not sure what I was thinking here.
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you got lucky, all the pick-n-pulls I've ever been to have employees who poach all the turbos before the cars even get out into the yard
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you got lucky, all the pick-n-pulls I've ever been to have employees who poach all the turbos before the cars even get out into the yard
I've had similar experiences. There has never, EVER been a single turbo left attached on any of the cars.
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WE SPEAK 'MERKlN ROUND HEER BOUY, WHATS THAT 'N FEET?
5.118inches according to my quick converter or
in finger clothe 1.137 or
in twip 7370.078 or
in handbreadth 1.706


Converter in my phone does convertions for things I've never heard of. Stupid base 12 measuring system
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