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Old 03-07-2012, 06:51 PM   #11
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Im 98% sure I havnt had that pipe on since I put the turbo on the car. That was in last june/july. I put somewhere in the vicinity of 3500 miles on the car. It has idled and been driven around for tuning purposes on top of that. I dont know, seems a little excessive to me. I plan on pulling the turbo off the rest of the way tonight and see if the inlet is clean, if theres any oil in the downpipe, and if it has any shaft play.

BTW, Ive never had a full tune on the car thanks the SCT's failing xcal and winter
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Old 03-07-2012, 07:53 PM   #12
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im suprised it has ran well with an improper tune. my car before it bllits gasket ran spotty so to say for bout a year and kept blowing o2 sensors like crazy turns out the oil pressure sensor was cut at the wires and the knock sensor had been cut or pulled out as well. when i did my rebuild i looked at the back of the block andd like WTF IS THIS NO WONDER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 03-07-2012, 08:21 PM   #13
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Old 03-07-2012, 09:23 PM   #14
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Im in the process of removing the stock PCV baffle that Im almost positive is plugged up/blocked, or a combination of the two that isnt letting the crankcase pressure out like it should. Ive got leaks coming from EVERYWHERE thats another reason I think its plugged up. Im talking oil pan, lower crank case gasket, valve cover gasket, front main seal. oil has even soaked the filter I put on the valve cover vent. All of these gaskets are brand new. I could see one maybe 2 gaskets not being right or defective out of the box, but ALL of them cant. The last time I saw something like that, was when my friend built his own motor and didnt have a PCV system, so I think I have the same problem.

Still doesnt explain the massive amount of oil in the charge piping ha
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Old 03-08-2012, 09:30 AM   #15
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Turbo just needs rebuilt. I've been through this except mine pumped most of the oil out the turbine side and smoked like crazy.
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