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On the bench, the compressor housing is split apart, exposing the compressor wheel, the driven side of the turbo. The wheel is the device that sucks incoming air through the air filter and rams it, under pressure, into the intercooler and on to the intake manifold and the cylinders. It is spun via the drive side of the turbo, which is powered by exhaust gases. We’ll work on that side next.

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