Date: Tue, 27 Jul 1999 23:04:26 GMT
Subject: Re: Turbo repair kits the solution?

Alan, I have a '84 900T that started with the puffs of smoke and it was about another 6 months before the turbo finally went. I have not heard of a repair kit for the turbo. Are you thinking of perhaps an "installation hardware kit"? My mechanic installed a turbo from a junk yard Saab and it is still going strong after 4 years. Bob ============================== In article <7n53di$7mq$>, "Alan Buckingham" <> wrote: > Dear all, > > I own a 1989 900 8v Turbo which has done 114,000 miles. Unfortunately the > turbo is on the way out because blue smoke is coming out of the exhaust. > Could anyone tell me how long it is likely to last in this state before the > turbo finally goes (the smoke usually comes out in a puff when I come to > halt and then goes). Is it likely to be the oil seals that have gone? > > Since I'm rather short of the pennies, is it possible to buy a repair kit > for the turbo? Where are they available from? How much do they cost? > > Thank you in advance, > > Alan > Brighton, England. > > Sent via Share what you know. Learn what you don't.

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