Went to see a Coupe Turbo, it was quite cheap, so wasn't expecting much. The guy selling it is a private dealer, and this was a part-x.
The car is high mileage, 84k, on a 2001. Has a Vx history, but the vauxhall monkey's haven't ticked what they've done on the service, just stamped the book. Should've had 2 cambelts by my knowledge.
Anyway the mileage tallies, but it'll got a little bit of a rough idle, has got an aftermarket exaust, but its like its missing every now and then, i'm thinking amm, or dirty TB.
If its left to idle it doesn't smoke, but if you rev it, let off, and then rev it you get a puff of blue smoke. That says to me turbo, rings, or valve stem oil seals.
On my Clet turbo it belched out blue smoke when it was hot, at idle, and decelleration, and that was seals.
So i've left it for the time being, but asked him to get a comp check, and let me know the results. Now i had a 30k ZLET and never did a comp check so whats a good reading, 175 on all 4?
Good outcome, its the turbo, i get it for cheaper, and stick a vxr turbo on. The pulling left is just tracking.
Bad outcome, rings, or vsos, and bent suspension.
It also pulls left, but asked for tracking.