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New GT JTD owner - Turbo Problem! Help!

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Just thought I'd say hi - I'm Matt and I'm from North London.

Recently got my hands on a beautiful GT with tan leather interior (don't tend to see alot of these about with the tan) and just got it remapped to about 180bhp, but with a lovely Torque increase

Only problem was, the turbo started whistling like a spooky ghost and white smoke was coming from the exhaust. The guys at pro alfa reckon my turbo was gone - so I removed the map but still had the exact same issue.

Should I be worried about this excessive whistling, even if I just touch it and give it a slight rev it starts whistling - potentially getting my turbo re-conditioned but is it really necessary to spend the money or is it likely to go soon?

Thanks for all your advice in advance
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