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    got eye on turbo - people think ok ?

    got my eye on turbo its done 76k tho i always had low millage cars .... its got full service history and cam belt done i believe (got to check when)

    people think it will be ok .. any checks to do when i view it .... it also comes with 12 months mot so dont think i can go wrong ?

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    remember MOT just tests safety, engine could be stuffed....

    but im sure it will be fine, just check what you can, cambelt will need doing for the second time soon (as its every 40k) if the turbo hasn't already gone it will be on its way so budget for that imo,
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    ok any signs of turbo going ? i can look for ...
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    smoke from the exhaust.

    my engine blew at 73k
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    lol bit worried now :P may stick with 2.2 solid engine
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