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Turbo break in period?

Do new turbos have a break in period? I just replaced my broken stock turbo with a new stock turbo.


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Whos doing the rebuild??? Do they recommend something specific? I recommend taking it easy at first dont just go balls to the wall as soon as you get it on just wait a little for everything to set in then proceed to normal boosting
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Its also a good idea to crank the car a few times without starting it to get a little oil in the turbo. Dont want a dry start for the very first start!

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Yea take out the fuel pump fuse and crank it for a few minutes let it warm up with no revs then boost away!!!

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Yea take out the fuel pump fuse and crank it for a few minutes let it warm up with no revs then boost away!!!
a few minutes? more like 3 sets of 15 seconds of cranking..even thats over kill.

and leave the fuel pump relay in. all you have to to is hold the gas pedal down all the way to the floor. that kills the injectors
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