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      11-30-2012, 09:26 AM   #1
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How long for replaced Turbo's

I had my 08' turbos replaced at 51,000. I now have 86,000 on the car and all is well. Question, when the dealer replaced the turbos are they an "improved" version which will not have the wastegate issue , and what is the expected life of these new ones. I have an option to buy the car as it has been my company vehicle. Almost all the mileage is highway. Not sure if I should pull the trigger.
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      11-30-2012, 12:10 PM   #2
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I had my 08' turbos replaced at 51,000. I now have 86,000 on the car and all is well. Question, when the dealer replaced the turbos are they an "improved" version which will not have the wastegate issue , and what is the expected life of these new ones. I have an option to buy the car as it has been my company vehicle. Almost all the mileage is highway. Not sure if I should pull the trigger.
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i had 102,000 miles on my OEM turbos that regularly hit 17-18psi but the seals where gone towards the end lol!!

I say do it!!
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