[Vwdiesel] OT: Turbo Gas vs. Non-turbo Gas [was Turbo vs. Non-turbo]

LBaird119 at aol.com LBaird119 at aol.com
Sat Apr 12 13:04:21 EDT 2003

>  Do you think that possibly your
>  > sister's Capri Turbo "destructed" because of pre-detonation from a lean
>  > condition caused by not changing the air filter (and most likely the
>  > fuel filter also)?

  No, the restriction caused the intake side of the turbo to start sucking
This resulted in poor oil consumption, poor lubrication of the turbo, higher
oil usage, until the turbo bearings were worn enough to allow contact
between the housing and one of the impellers.  The shaft then broke.

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