Turbo problems and oil pressure
fundsaloracing at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 26 12:46:35 EST 2002
The OP sounds fine.
>= ~1 bar/1000 RPM is a good rule of thumb when hot.
--- Eyvind Spangen <eyvind.spangen at c2i.net> wrote:
> I checked out a few things today, and found the
> turbo to be *really*
> bad. The turbine shaft had about 3 mm axial play,
> and the hose from
> the turbo to the intercooler pipe was extremely
> I ordered a new turbo, regular K24, but with a "360
> degree ceramic
> bearing" or something like that.
> But I wonder about one thing: what oil pressure
> should I have? I have
> about 4 bar when driving, but idling with warm
> engine (oil temperature
> 70-80 degrees gives me about 1 bar. Seems a bit low.
> The oil filter is
> the "real" filter bought at the dealer, Mobil 1
> synthetic oil.
> E. Spangen
> '90 Audi 200TQ 20v
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