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crack at turbo wastegate hole - how bad is it?

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I've been looking for stock IHI turbos for a conversion and so far all 4 sets I found for sale had the same crack at the wastegate hole (passenger side turbo)

 

this had me thinking since a LOT of GTR's must be driving around with these cracks without noticing - do these cracks even constitute a problem? those are only hairline cracks after all.

 

also this issue seems to be known dating back to 2010ish and the cracks themselfes do not seem to get bigger over time!?



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That is a common problem. It won’t hurt anything.
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