Date: Tue, 23 May 2006 09:24:41 +1200
From: Richard Sutherland-Smith <>
Subject: Re: Replacing an engine in 1999 Saab

> >> Can't answer your question, but I am curious. How can a turbo failure >> cause the engine to require replacement? > > Hypothetically, I suppose if the turbine shattered and became ingested, > that'd be a "bad thing". But good point Fred, he might be doing more > than he needs to here. > Can the bits get right through the intercooler and up into the intake manifold? Just took the cylinder head off a 1988 9000T that had dropped a small chunk of an inlet valve; couldn't find the bit anywhere and no damage to the bore or piston luckily! -- Richard Sutherland-Smith 19 Webb Road, Wanganui 5001, NZ

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