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    Soo its not the turbo??

    Hello guys ever since i fitted my exhaust system my car starter to smoke on idle after a min or so and thats it

    This was a good few months ago and today at work i thought id pull a intercooler pipe off, one from underneith the turbo and its dry as you like??

    Gotta be valve stems correct??

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    take turbo off car.. and look in the ports where the mani is..

    it should look like so:


    IF it look like this:


    then chances are the stem seals are gone
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    lol i keep driving it for time being i can live it with it at the moment

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    mine wer smoking for almost 2 years!

    would suggest getting them done if it starts to smoke allot. like on idle, stopping at lights etc.. it just gets really annoyting having to put oil in the car allllll the time
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    it dont really drink that much oil only a little bit

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    compression checked it?

    mine smokes for about a 5 months before i bothered doing the seals.
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    Mine has been 5months lol aint done one yet

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