my td04 shipping problems

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Mt.HOODrat
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my td04 shipping problems

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:| i was excited to get a new turbo, a td04, "like new, 50k, no shaft play, cracks, doesnt burn oil." but it arrived in a box with a little bubble wrap taped around it. the side of the box was torn open and i could see bent coolant lines poking through. i take it out and there is enough shaft play to nearly touch the wheel to the housing on the cold side. on top of that the cold side inlet had oil in the inlet and a fine layer of oil covering the inside of the outlet as far back as i can see. this is not a good sign correct? does this mean blown seals?

this sucks... im broke and this happening just discouraged me about my mods bigtime.... the upside is that the turbo was insured prior to shipping, but i didnt ask the guy to do it so it makes me suspicious that he knew it was messed up and he insured it to cover his ass. what should i do? file a pay pal claim or go to the post office and see what they say? it was even marked fragile and it still came like they dragged it behind the postal truck.
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Did you pay for shipping via paypal for the total amount? If you did, just file a claim with paypal. The likelihood of the turbo getting the shaft play & oil from "shipping" is pretty much non-existant. So I would say the turbo was f'd up before hand. Get your money back and let the guy deal with the post office.
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Re: my td04 shipping problems

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yes the price was shipped. this sucks. thats what i get for modding my daily. my cars down and will now have to wait for ever for a refund.
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that really bits man, i wish the best of luck for ya. i am always scared of buying things from people online, never know what kind of shape it is going to come in. there are some shady people out there. hopefully non on this site!!!!
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