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      04-29-2009, 05:10 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by TTurboBullett View Post
exactly I know guys with Evos and SRT-4s that run waaaay out of the compressor map for 50-60k miles and some peoples turbos blow up after a few WOT runs. when youre dealing with a piece of metal spinning 100,000+ revolutions a minute and putting a load on each end of the shaft you are literally playing russian roulette
Yeah, and if you blow up a turbo on a Neon or an Evo you're out a few hours of labor and a couple hundred getting it replaced. Maybe $1500 if you order one from the stealer.

I don't see that being the case right now in the BMW world.

The roundel just about guarantees a price premium over other makes and models.