i have a stock mazda 626 turbo and a compressor and wheel from a t-bird...and i need them put together and since i know nothing and you seem to be a turbo guru...are you able to do it for me...obviously for a price. or trade for one that you already have plus some $$. anyway msg me back here either way
you're gonna need a rebuild kit and to get the turbine balanced on top of what you have already. i'm sure sick will ask you for a hefty amount to do the work for you, so maybe you should consider doing it yourself? he posted a great how to on making your own tbird hybrid
I'm not going to hack together a turbo simply because you're looking for a bargain. I could balance the T Bird wheel to the VJ11 turbine but that's provided that your turbine is even in usable condition.
Your turbine shaft would have to be checked for straightness, the ring land/ring groove would have to be checked for wear, the journal bearing shaft would have to be checked for runout and if not within spec- undersized and dynamic balanced and polished, then you'd need oversized bearings. All of this takes time and effort, not to mention costs money to do properly.
All of the turbos that I build are spun and balanced using a Heins TC3 balancer and I've never had one come back for failure. I've sold alot too.
If you want to hack together something to save money, I'm not the guy to ask to do it.
$575 complete. New bearings and seals, properly balanced (undamaged) compressor wheel and turbine, ready to bolt up with no smoke or leaking oil. When I have them available, I post them for sale. I probably have 50 turbos in my garage at this point and 5 that I'm currently working on. None of them are T Birds.
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