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Old 12-04-2006, 11:53 AM   #1
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Rebuilding a T3 turbo

Tools needed:
Vice
10mm wrench
13mm wrench
3/8” star pattern socket
Pliers
Allen wrench set
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Disessembled turbo

Compressor Housing
Backing Plate
Compressor Wheel
Dynamic Seal
Bearing Housing (CHRA)
Turbine Shield
Turbine & Shaft



Bearings are held in by 4 clips. One per side.



Remove the first clip and the bearing can fall out. (this is the hardest part of the rebuild)



Remove the bottom clip and repeat on the reverse side.



Reinstall the new clips and bearings. Remove and install the backing plate gasket.



Replace the thrust bearing. This is a 360* bearing, it's held down by three bolts.*The thrust spacer is installed behind it.



The clip around the turbine shaft is the rear seal.*This is what failed on mine.*



Replaced seal.



Reinstall the turbine shield, compressor seal (3 different types, I skipped documenting this step), and backing plate (4 10mm bolts).



Reinstall the turbine.



Put the turbine in a vice and reinstall the compressor wheel.



Use something with two handles so you apply equal force to the shaft.*Otherwise you might bend it.*I used a tapping handle with a socket drive for a screwdriver.



Remove and replace the compressor housing gasket.



Reinstall the turbine housing (6 13mm bolts), compressor housing (6 13mm bolts), and wastgate.*done!

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