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post #8 of (permalink) Old Dec 1st, 2018, 08:38 AM
mike1967
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Originally Posted by Stu E View Post
Took my old turbo apart and the mystery of a turbo isn't that mysterious after all. The only problem I can see in only changing the cartridge is lining up the air side with the pipework, I guess you leave the bolts loose until in position unless you have a jig to build it in.
It's interesting to see how the nozzles move but it ain't rocket science but I guess a lot of maths when designing. It looks like the old turbo leaked from the same point so will not worry unless it gets really bad, but interesting to see how these things work.
Stu
tipex the old casings where the 10mm bolts line up wont be far off on some have indents

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