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#1 (permalink) Old 12-07-2012, 12:40 AM
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Need turbo rebuild advice

So my friends got a garret 60-1 that needs a rebuild. His return line kinked and blew the seal causing oil to puke out of the turbo, but we caught it before the wheel touched tho housing, I live on oahu so I'd have to send my turbo out, so I have 3 questions.
Could I just buy a new cartridge? They have a few for what a rebuild cost but wouldn't have to pay for shipping 2 ways.Or is it possible to send just the cartidge out? Also any reputable rebuild shops? Either option runs from 350-650 depending on shipping. Got it free so plz lmk

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I recommend on just investing in a new turbo. The rebuild will cost almost as much as getting a new one. I bought my garrett 60-1 for about 500 bucks. I just had to do some searching online to look for the best deal.


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Re: Need turbo rebuild advice

i'd get this if i had a chance on getting one online....but i like my Borgwarner


http://www.ebay.com/itm/Turbonetics-...80a427&vxp=mtr

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I like that turbonetics

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Pretty good prices right there.
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www.majesticturbo.com
the only place id use

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I recommend on just investing in a new turbo. The rebuild will cost almost as much as getting a new one. I bought my garrett 60-1 for about 500 bucks. I just had to do some searching online to look for the best deal.
I agree. You can get much better turbos now days for only slightly more. A 5858 would be a great turbo, spool faster and make more power then the 60-1.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Precision-58...7073d9&vxp=mtr

They have a best offer option as well.

Or get yourself another old school turbo for about the same price as a rebuild like posted above. Turbonetics is old school but cheap.

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