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Old 01-27-2011, 04:05 PM   #1
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It doesn't look like it spins freely to me?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chmcOKQvc7E
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remove the housings and find out where it's binding.

that's not good.


Even when mine got a bent shaft, where the turbine wheel would hit, it still spun freely:

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I was actually looking to buy it. Glad he posted the video!
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Lol at him pointing out the "Minimal" shaft play. Yah... because its seized probably if it was just pulled off.
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