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Old 01-24-2013, 10:49 PM
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Originally Posted by ncsone View Post
Yes, they are delicate. Anything more than a cat-back exhaust, high flow intake and intercooler and you are going to need to open the motor up. It would have required new apex seals on the rotors (pistons), keep in mind it is a rotary motor. While you are in there, you might as well go to a single turbo and upgrade the clutch as well...

The turbos really need to be cooled down before shutting off if you have driven it hard at all, otherwise you will start seeing drops of oil in the coolant.

Bottom line - keep it stock or near and treat it right and it will do you good. Do otherwise and get your checkbook out.
I take it you had turbo timers?

I tend to take it very easy on my little turbo before parking and take my time putting the sunglasses up, turning off the radio, a/c just in case.

/moreso in the summer.
//just in case.
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