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Old 05-06-2008, 02:39 PM   #1
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Default smoking turbo Help Please

so i swapped in a new vf43 the other week and i just started it today. i primed it and then when i started the car i saw a little bit of smoke start to form by the turbo. What is this? Could it be coolant i spilt on the uppipe or is there something else wrong
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Old 05-06-2008, 02:43 PM   #2
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that same thing happened after my vf43 install but i'm pretty sure it was just coolant it went away after a little bit
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Old 05-06-2008, 03:18 PM   #3
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Any PB Blaster or anything that you sprayed on the bolts is probably burning off as well.
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