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    Cost of a gsi or vxr turbo replacement?

    Just a quick question,i have just read that turbos need changing on the mk4 gsi about 50k and my cars done 51k so im expecting to prob need to change it soon.Anyone know the cost of a new gsi turbo or a vxr turbo as im thinking of maybe upgrading it.Also what was the labour cost to get it fitted?

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    the turbo is around 600 with a fitting kit. and labour would be a few hours.

    They don't need changing if they are not broken.
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    Is that for the gsi or vxr turbo rizo?

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    Quote Originally Posted by summer View Post
    Is that for the gsi or vxr turbo rizo?
    i don't beleive you can buy a new Z20let turbo any more. The VXR turbo is the replacement.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rizo View Post
    i don't beleive you can buy a new Z20let turbo any more. The VXR turbo is the replacement.
    Ok cheers.

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    mines near 57k and still running fine (touches wood)
    treat it right and they do last
    im sure theres people on here with turbos on 70k+

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    Quote Originally Posted by LOCKO View Post
    mines near 57k and still running fine (touches wood)
    treat it right and they do last
    im sure theres people on here with turbos on 70k+
    Excellent so i might get a lot more life out of it...fingers crossed lol.

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    i got my vxr turbo brand new for £430 inc all new seals plugs,gaskets,oil feed from autovaux,but paid cash

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    Quote Originally Posted by LOCKO View Post
    mines near 57k and still running fine (touches wood)
    treat it right and they do last
    im sure theres people on here with turbos on 70k+
    my turbo has started to smoke a little but still boosts fine and i have over 90k on the clock

    if your lucky you might get a bargain on ebay. i have just bought a brand new VXR turbo that came with a new manifold gasket for £450 delivered
    no comment

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    450 to 600 for a new turbo!, im glad i dont have one lol
    Had a Astra SRI 2.0i 1999, now have a 1994 VW Golf GL 1.8, £460 bargin!

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