Pius is a great guy. Whenever I'm in the area now I stop by and he takes a break and has me sit down with his wife, son, and dog for a cup of coffee. Even gave me a Bell Turbo hat that he forgot to give me when he rebuilt my turbo.I know you think i'm some dumb farmer that don't know a thing.
But you have a great turbo man in Or. call Bell turbo I talk to him all the time I even have a turbo with him right now . I would go by his shop and ask him to look at it. But don't talk to much he can be a CRAB lol
Thats where I will be going when the time comes...Pius is a great guy. Whenever I'm in the area now I stop by and he takes a break and has me sit down with his wife, son, and dog for a cup of coffee. Even gave me a Bell Turbo hat that he forgot to give me when he rebuilt my turbo.
MY suggestion is to buy a TN turbo as that is the best turbo in the whole wide world with the best warranty to boot.
ITP is also the best place to buy a TN turbo, Great dealer with the best reputable service.
At that price, why rebuild? Buy a new one and sell the old one as parts on eBay. My stocker got 220K, I assume the BB cartridge will last at least as long. Anyone got any real data that shows MTBF, service life, or suggested rebuild interval on these? Serious question!!!! I got a co-worker who might want one, if I can convince him that spending $1000 to have his "buddy" rebuild his stocker is a rip off.https://www.ocdieselstore.com/catal...=7848&osCsid=9f53fdfd74abc86433cafbbf35f8f0eb
Theres a link to a "new" center section... $1250 plus shipping... Now you might be able to find one a little cheaper but...
This guys "buddy" is supposedly a top diesel mechanic. I gave up convincing him that the Banks package his buddy wants him to put on his 99 will NOT give him 450hp. He gave me #### for months after I barely beat him with my truck. All I had was a straight pipe and Jody's 80hp tune in my ECU. I raced him light to light, about 1/4 mile, and I got about 1/2 a truck length on him. Of course the fact that mine is a 4x4 CC, LB, 6-speed, with a heavy shell and over 200K at the time didn't matter against his 2wd, SB, ExCab with the rebuilt auto. Hes one of those guys that has a buddy who claims to know everything so he knows everything and everyone else is wrong. I don't know why I talk to these people. Just like my ex-friend with the 500hp Banks powered Duramax.1000 to rebuild a stock turbo? WTF
It's 100 for a sack of bushings off ebay and less than 30 minutes to do it.
Maybe 100 more to have someone balance it :shrug: