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A few months ago I noticed that my Espirit lost oil. My mechanic told me it was a problem with the turbo. Disassembled turbo, failed to understand that the wheel-shaft was broken.

Where can I find someone I repair the turbine? Can I repair it myself? You know a site where buy this piece?

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I can recommend these guys for advice and parts....

http://gpopshop.com/


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I wouldn't consider repairing a unit like this by myself and one simple reason is the precise balancing involved...


Something I learned about cars or planes, it all works until it doesn't anymore...sometime there is no way around it!

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The turbo impellors spin at up to 120,000rpm, that's 2,000 revolutions per second so balancing in critical.

These people can repair your turbo, it will cost around £500 - http://www.turbotechnics.com/


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All parts bought from Garrett are individually balanced, so carefully assembling will result in a balanced turbo.

reusing worn old parts will result in unbalance...

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Not completely correct,

Yes all the parts are individually ballanced and you can run a turbo without balancing of the complete CHRA assembly, but just like a tollerance stack up, the unballance of each individual component can together create a balance beond the tollerance.

On durability and performance strangely the unballance is of almost no harm. But on NVH it is.

So running it without complete CHRA balancing can only cause compressor noize.

Then on a Italian company specialized in turbochargers:

http://www.saito.it/default.asp


VAN DER LEE Turbo Systems     -      www.vdlee.com

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