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Old 11-17-2009, 10:38 AM   #6
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2004 Baja Turbo


So I left the heatshield off in hopes that next time it started smoking I could better identify where the smoke was coming from.

Today it's been raining and sure enough, when it rains it smokes.

I believe that there may be a film of oil seeping around where the turbine assembly is pressed against turbine housing (intake side). I guess perhaps there's a gasket there that's failed?

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