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    trace of oil in my boost pipe

    evening all
    i took off my boost pipe 2day and there was trace of oil in it.
    its only been on for about a month
    has anyone got any input about it
    thanks
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    a trickle of oil in pipe is normal, but if puddles, then u may have issues

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    ive heard its normal to have a small trace of oil in ur boost pipes but if you've got a lot in there then its a sign the seals have gone in ur turbo but ud most likely be seeing blueish smoke if that was the case, i had oil in mine when i did my FMIC and im pretty sure the turbo is ok :-)
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    ok
    yeah theres no blue smoke
    its just a little puddle in the grooves in the silicone hoses were they stop and start
    thanks
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