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T04r Buying Question?

Old 06-28-2004, 03:14 PM
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Ok I found this turbo on the rx7forum and the guy said that this is a brand new HKS T04R turbo. He is asking $1000 shipped for it, and was just ondering what you'r guys oppinion is on it. I went to Cheapturbo.com, and saw the same turbo for about $100 less. Is this buy worth it or not. please give me yor opninion. here are some pics of the turbo...



http://www.rx7club.com/showthread.ph...hreadid=320054



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Old 06-28-2004, 05:26 PM
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I have the HKS version and when I had to get it rebuilt the bearing bolt holes didnt line up with the hks version center and I had to buy a new center. Bottom line is that its a garret turbo either way. I have the .81 hot side and a clipped wheel but thats the way it came from hks in the kit. I might get a 1.00 divided housing to go with the didvided manifold I have one day. The cheapturbo one might not have the "bullet" nut on the compressor. The bullet nut on mine backed off but didnt come all the way off, luckly I stopped, And thats why I needed a rebuild. FP advised me to use a regular compressor nut for reliability. The bullet nut is nothing more than a chunk of machined aluminum with helicoil in it. Hope that helps a little
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Old 06-28-2004, 06:20 PM
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FWIW, I just bought my turbo and V-band setup from Cheapturbo.com Ken seems like a great guy and even offered advice for fabbing the manifold.
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