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Quick balance question

I have asked this before, but i will be starting the car on saturday(FINALLY!!) and i need to know what to listen for to see if the wheel hits the housing. When i had the turbo off the car, i had some shaft play, but i pulled it to one side and spun it and it did not hit the housing, and i assume with oil in there things will tighten up. The person i bought it from said it has a slight whistle on idle, but i didnt see fine metal shavings or evidence that it hit the housing. What do you think that whistle could be? i do have that small chip in one of the fins, could that be it?

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If it spins free and doesn't hit the housing, it should be fine.

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The whistle should be normal. Good luck!
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