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My 1983 280ZX Turbo is Turbo-Toast and I need a new one.
However I was told that the original was junk and I should upgrade. To what???
Some one mentioned water cooled??? Anybody got some ideas for me? Thanks! :)
 

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<b>Look within yourself for the answer young Jedi.

Your best bet is to call a local shop that only does turbo rebuilds. Then find out price. See if you can afford to do the different upgades. T3/T4 is nice but you have to be able to support it with the exra fuel and I/C. Look at a modified fin for your car unless you are going crazy like the rest of us.

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RE: Look within yourself for the answer young Jedi

Stock rebuild run $200, upgrade your to the max for about $400, or go with hybrid T3/T4 for about $600. Just rough estimates. If you are happy with the performance of your car stick with a stock rebuild, Don't get a hybrid unless you really want to go FAST and are willing to spend the money to do it. Get a water cooled turbo and it should last forever. Water cooled turbos just have water jackets in them so you can plumb them into your cooling system.

greg
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