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Old 10-02-2010, 07:02 AM   #1
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How does my oil return setup look?

For some that remember I made a post asking about my oil return setup and if that may be the reason why my car was smoking a little bit.

So I took the advice and I changed all my fittings to 1/2 NPT to 5/8 barb 5/8 hose.

Thought I would take a pictures to see what you all thought? more advice welcomed!!








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Old 10-02-2010, 07:19 AM   #2
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Looks alright, but I would actually shorten the hose a little to take that bend out of it. I doubt oil will pool there, but making the hose a tad bit straighter would be best.
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Looks great now
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Yeah it looks fine, I don't see any issues with that.
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Ok, fine! Forget I said anything! You guys suck!




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lol bmylez I actually cut about another inch off the lone after I took the pic because I thought it might pool as well
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Well after solving one problem I still have my existing problem. I'm still burning oil pretty badly... so bad that it's leaving an oily residue on the end of my exhaust tip :/ Looks like I'll be tearing into the engine soon. uggh.


I'm gonna do a compression test, if that pans out my next step is to take the head off and start checking in there. Any thoughts?

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Have you checked to see if there is any oil in your compressor or intake pipes? I would rule out the turbo before yanking your head off, which isn't the quickest job.
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Do a comp test. But the seals could be leaking again
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I'll check all that I can before I go and rip the head off... I thought about the seals could be leaking again, but I would seriously be pissed if they were because the fresh turbo has less then 50 miles on it. But we all know sometimes can just happen.

Sucky thing is I wont have time at all to work on my car... My work has other plans for me.. garr.

I'll post an update whenever I do find something.
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