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      08-27-2007, 10:21 AM   #1
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Old News..maybe. I read the bearings for turbos are sealed.

for the turbos are sealed. Engine Oil does not lubricate them.

Just an Fyi..
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You read wrong.
I didn't say I was right or wrong, but you are correct. Tech Talk was wrong.
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I didn't say I was right or wrong, but you are correct. Tech Talk was wrong.
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im not aware of a turbo in existence that doesn't use engine oil. Even DBB turbos use oil.
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      08-29-2007, 10:27 AM   #6
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im not aware of a turbo in existence that doesn't use engine oil. Even DBB turbos use oil.
+1. From what I know, it's the cooling that differs. Some turbos use oil to cool, some use water (coolant). But, I'm guessing that most, if not all, are oil lubricated from the sump.
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