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Hey guys,

I got a non bb T28 turbo for cheep as it had some chipped compressor fins. The exhaust fins are fine and there is no shaft play. The turbine also spins freely and there is no contact with housing. I know that the chipped fins can cause efficiency issues but based on attached pics I need to know if it is safe to use this turbo as is or should I look at rebuild?

Has anyone used turbos with chipped fins and what was the go with it?

If I should rebuild can someone suggest a place in QLD that can replace comp wheel and roughly what it should cost?

cheers

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i removed my bb t28 because the fins were chipped.

 

the car did not make anymore than .9 - 1 bar boost and it was extremely lazy to come on boost.

 

i didnt bother repairing the t28 as i found a 2871r for cheap.

 

good luck

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The turbo could of injested something that has damaged the turbo.

 

U can get it rebuilt, but its prob better off going for a new turbo - it depends on how much u got the turbo for.

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For the amount of time and effort involved i dont think it would be worth fitting this turbo

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i removed my bb t28 because the fins were chipped.

 

the car did not make anymore than .9 - 1 bar boost and it was extremely lazy to come on boost.

 

i didnt bother repairing the t28 as i found a 2871r for cheap.

 

good luck

 

Hey OLivk,

 

Thanks for the info. What was the condition of the fins in your turbo? Was it as bad as these?

My stock T25g has seized so I just want to put something on to get it going for now.

I am trying to get opinion if these fins look totally busted or it may be worth trying them out anyways?

cheers

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You may think the fins look ok, but without removing the ex housing, you can't be sure... mine looked ok to, until i removed the housing...

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Give GCG turbo's a call and ask them about high flowing and rebuilding it - My mate asked them about getting a T28 non-bb done and they said they could bore it out and make the compressor housing larger, replace the bearings etc for about $400 and it would make more power.

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thanks for the tips. I shall take a closer look at the exhaust wheels and give GCG a call.

cheers

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blade can aslo be cleaned up by a turbo shop cheaply

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oh man i have a bbt28 with the exact same problem but the chips arent as big, it still hit 16psi but it was pretty noisey sounded like an out of control supercharger. you think you can buy just the compressor wheel? or will you need to get it balanced?

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i removed my bb t28 because the fins were chipped.

 

the car did not make anymore than .9 - 1 bar boost and it was extremely lazy to come on boost.

 

i didnt bother repairing the t28 as i found a 2871r for cheap.

 

good luck

 

Hey OLivk,

 

Thanks for the info. What was the condition of the fins in your turbo? Was it as bad as these?

My stock T25g has seized so I just want to put something on to get it going for now.

I am trying to get opinion if these fins look totally busted or it may be worth trying them out anyways?

cheers

 

check out my for sale thread in my sig.

 

mine are pretty munted hahaha

 

up to you man, personally i wouldnt go to the trouble of fitting another standard turbo, theres a 2871r for sale almost every week here hahah

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check out my for sale thread in my sig.

 

mine are pretty munted hahaha

 

up to you man, personally i wouldnt go to the trouble of fitting another standard turbo, theres a 2871r for sale almost every week here hahah

 

Now those fins really look munted! haha

If your turbo still made boost in that condition I will give this one a try. Hopefully it lasts for long enough till I source a decent replacement.

cheers

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Give GCG turbo's a call and ask them about high flowing and rebuilding it - My mate asked them about getting a T28 non-bb done and they said they could bore it out and make the compressor housing larger, replace the bearings etc for about $400 and it would make more power.

 

 

GCG quoted me 1k to rebuild n high flow my t25g

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check out my for sale thread in my sig.

 

mine are pretty munted hahaha

 

up to you man, personally i wouldnt go to the trouble of fitting another standard turbo, theres a 2871r for sale almost every week here hahah

 

Now those fins really look munted! haha

If your turbo still made boost in that condition I will give this one a try. Hopefully it lasts for long enough till I source a decent replacement.

cheers

 

its up to you man, if you want to go throught the trouble of fitting a damaged turbo then its your choice. i wouldnt bother :P

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there is a sponsor on here that could fix it up for you... hypergear ? i think... but isnt it worth spending the money on ? I dont think so.. if your car isnt running use it to get you out of trouble.. but start saving... a bb t28 new is only 800 bucks.. thats if you dont want to do fancy like disco or bigger..

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