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post #21 of 24 (permalink) Old 03-13-2019, 05:39 PM
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Iím pretty sure OP sees a cone filter, no turbo. Pics or it didnít happen.
Pics would answer a lot of questions.
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Not only all this, but .... does the engine in a 451 even handle turbocharging very reliably? I mean, this is the same one that's got a bit of a reputation for burnt valves and valves that need shimming at 60K or so miles to readjust them, in some cases. I would be hesitant to trust it with forced induction.
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We have quite a few members running a decent amount of boost quite reliably. Highest mileage aftermarket turbo car I know of was near 200k before it was sold and presumably racking up more miles in the care of a new owner. With good maintenance and maybe a little good luck, these engines can take quite the beating.

The engine (sourced from Mitsubishi) also comes with a factory turbo in other markets.
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Vcotta451Turbo, two weeks later and no picture of your MY08 451 Turbo engine???

Inquiring minds STILL want to know . . .

Note, think this may be a "drive by" as Vcotta has not been on the Forum since 03-12-2019 when ALL 7 posts were made???
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