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    Default What You Think ?

    I Been Looking At An Impreza Wrx (Import)

    Guy Said It Smokes A Bit When He Pulls Up At Junctions...He Thinks Turbo/Valve Stem Oil Seals/Piston Rings...

    Anybody Any Ideas ?

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    walk away ... sounds like a money pit especially if it is piston rings

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    I wouldnt
    id rather buy a turbo cavalier/ astra GTE or sumink thats been loved and adored and it will prob be for around the same money fella

    have a look at what you can get on Pistonheads for your budget
    you might find somthing that doesnt smoke!

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    Guy Just Got Back To Me And Said The Guy He Took It To Said There Was Oil In The Turbo...Or Summit

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    Should there be oil in the turbo?
    I found the Astra VXR I picked up worked well without a working turbo!
    slow, but hey, better economy....................... my mechanical brain is second to none!

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    Defo walk away, there are that many out there at very cheap prices nowadays, its a buyers market for those.

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    plenty out there to find a good one for not alot of cash , great fun though I loved mine

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    deffo turbo gone, bearing knackered oil passing the turbo, need to be done before it self destructs lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by triple595 View Post
    deffo turbo gone, bearing knackered oil passing the turbo, need to be done before it self destructs lol
    "New" Turbo Comes With Car...Whether New Or Whether Refurb...Think Will Wait To Have A Gander Elsewhere

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    think you need a vec c!

    buy a GSi

    none of this turbo rubbish!

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