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OttaCee
10-10-2011, 08:41 AM
My wastegate arm is now floating on the exhaust port and wont properly seal anymore. Tried adjusting the wastegate nuts to keep the arm tight but made no difference. So im looking for a replacement K03 turbo.
While on Craigslist, found this turbo for sale. He said he's "like new" and has only 5k on it. See the pics, does this look like the real deal:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v302/ottacee/2011-10-10111832.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v302/ottacee/2011-10-10111842.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v302/ottacee/2011-10-10111923.jpg

He's selling this about half the cost of a genuine Borg Warner turbo, just want to make sure im not buying a fake.

Thanks

-:vw:-
10-10-2011, 08:46 AM
Are those numbers etched into the tag? I believe it's legit right down to the green paint on the tip of the shaft.

http://www.ecstuning.com/Audi-B5_A4-Quattro-1.8T/Engine/Turbo/K03/ES251724/

walky_talky20
10-10-2011, 08:51 AM
That looks legit to me.

OttaCee
10-10-2011, 09:02 AM
Thanks guys! I will contact the seller.

CamrideA4
10-10-2011, 09:20 AM
Here is my stock K03-029 from my 2001 A4:

http://i110.photobucket.com/albums/n89/camride/2001%20A4%20Turbo%20Swap/2011-01-14_23-57-39_656.jpg

That looks like a slightly newer version of mine so from my limited experience it looks legit.

-:vw:-
10-10-2011, 12:04 PM
They've changed the logo on the outlet three times now that I know of. The newest ones have the logo that the OP has on his.

Emilgevor
10-10-2011, 12:15 PM
OP give me the sellers number and I will find out for you ;)

Damn I need me some KO3s...

CamrideA4
10-10-2011, 01:22 PM
OP give me the sellers number and I will find out for you ;)

Damn I need me some KO3s...

No, you should buy these: http://frankenturbo.com/new/F4BT.html [:D]

Emilgevor
10-10-2011, 01:35 PM
Lol yeah I wish... Then I would have to replace my TC in my tranny and bunch of other parts... My bike is for sale and as soon as someone pais me $2200 I might consider going frankenT or KO4

Hugh@EuropaParts
10-11-2011, 07:07 AM
Turbocharger (1.8T, K03) (http://www.europaparts.com/turbocharger-058145703j-borgwarner.html)
OEM replacement K03 turbocharger for 1.8T cars with ATW, AUG, AWM, and AMB engine codes
http://media.europaparts.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/cd6085ca2ccd08373d4b6de971808fb4/0/5/058145703j.jpg (http://www.europaparts.com/turbocharger-058145703j-borgwarner.html)