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    smoking turbo

    i have a z20let with smoke coming from the turbo , anyone got any idea's if it can be fixed without replacing turbo. any help would be apreciated

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    welcome dude.... throw it away and get a vxr turbo...not ideal because of reliability probs, but worth investigating ... get some quotes...its shocking.....

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    Smoke coming from the turbo itself could be a leaking oil feed/return pipe.
    Arden Astra GSI - Phase 3.5

    EDS Phase 3.5 288 BHP 340 FT/LB

    Inlet cam and Dbilas manifold.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Enkidu View Post
    Smoke coming from the turbo itself could be a leaking oil feed/return pipe.
    yup i had that problem before, i had it fixed but kept coming back, SOoooooo changed to VXR and never looked back best £1,000 i ever spent

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