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    using oil like it grows on trees :/

    My coupe is using or loosing oil fairly quickly for my liking... no blue smoke at moment and turbo seems to be ok (running wise) other than a little hesitant but thought this was the bcs or one of them.

    Its a standard z20let with a boost pipe and baileys dump valve about it really... checked the boost valve for any oil and theres a tiny amount , was told thats not really anything to worry about ...

    Someone also said if the breathers are blocked then could be forcing it out somewhere? i havnt had to spark plug cover off yet but noticed a small bit round near the oil cap (thought seal might of gone but seems to seal ok) , do have a halfords 1 way valve on one of the breathers where the standard part snapped (the common fault) and im positive thats on the right way round the the black bit facing the rocker cover...

    Any ideas? or where to start checking? Is my turbo on its way out?

    Forgot to add cars on 68k ... cheers

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    check the pipe off the turbo and see if there is any oil in there

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    the one on top that goes to the crossover pipe ? or other side?

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    the one coming out the turbo under the car, its not difficult to get to

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    Mine started doing that, Turbos runnin fine, pipes were fine, check the header tank for oil in the water... could find its the headgasket like I did
    Disastra Coupe Turbo - Chianti Red
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    Theres no oil in the header tank and i doubt it could be that really... its a different head and has just had all gaskets because cambelt snapped on my other and bent a load of stuff. hmm

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