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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-12-2012, 12:10 PM Thread Starter
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Turbo leaking oil after batmowheel install

This weekend I installed a batmowheel while I had my cp3 off and after all is said and done now have a oil leak between the turbo and exhaust housing where the v band clamp is located it move slightly out when trying to get it off but didn't come all the way out now its leaking oil pls help idk what I can do to fix this

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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-12-2012, 12:43 PM
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you may have had a bad turbo to begin with..check for shaft play first, it may be a seal that was either bad or you caused to go bad.

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Well took a real close look after I posted and turns out to be leaking a the oil drain at least so I think now is their anyway to tighten the bolts with out pulling everything apart

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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 03:56 PM
 
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i had the same problem. did you put new gaskets on the oil drain?

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Moved to LB7 performance-- not a 911 problem.

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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-14-2012, 08:14 PM
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does it make that big of a diffrence in it and how does it sound compaired to this cause im contemplating just spending the money and getting this
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No I didn't change the oil drain gasket didn't have turbo off just took housing off..ended up tearing it down again and oil drain gasket was screwed of put new one on now it's got a small leak somewhere think I'm giving up and taking it to the shop......as of sound it is As loud or louder than my friend super b special on His Cummins

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