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Old 06-09-2017, 09:08 PM   #10001
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Fair enough, but you got rubber o rings. At least grease the shaft and inside of the new bushing.
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I'll try that. I need something that won't wear as much.
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Old 06-09-2017, 09:37 PM   #10003
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I also use the valve stem portion of a bicycle inner tube sandwiched between the can and the bracket as a redundant seal.
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It was definitely the wastegate. It is back to pulling nice and hard. And spooling way faster.

Pulled the turbo/manifold. No oil that we can see. Ports look clean too. Will take some pictures.

Next will be the intake manifold, and look down the plug holes. And if no oil then I have no idea, and will keep driving it.

Maybe check the exhaust too.
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Cylinder 1:




Cylinder 2:






Cylinder 3:





Cylinder 4:




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Intake manifold is off. It has a **** ton of carbon build up because I didn't clean it before install. But no smoking gun.

Some oil on all the port walls. But the valves appear to be clean. I swabbed them all with a qtip and nothing.

Using the boroscope there might be a wet spot on cylinder 4 but it's really hard to tell with such a shitty camera. I'll attach a picture anyways.

So I shut the car off while it was smoking, and can't find oil anywhere except the port walls, intake manifold, and maybe on piston 4.

This sucks.



In good news. Albert made me a baller new injector harness.



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And you don't even have oil squirters. Bummer.
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seems gay. when is the partout?
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Can't come soon enough.



Broke my exhaust clamp downpipe brace. We'll see if the replacement lasts any longer.




Hacked together my leakdown tester to use on the bottom port of my wastegate. This is a fresh new bushing.






Interested to see how it deteriorates.

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Congrats on 10k posts in your thread!

#goals!
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That's how you get mod status
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how did you manage to break it? impact?
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Driving flatout
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Couple more videos from autox.



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That's how you get mod status
That's not all it takes.

I am interested to see how the bushing holds up too. Mine still seals, so far
You greased it right?
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Let me do a track day in it and we'll compare

I did
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I did a thing.



6 speed. 3.9. 168k 3 owner. Hardtop. Abs, cruise, all the fixings.

Even includes a roll bar
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I did a thing.
Color me jelly. I want a green NB to compliment my green NA.
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Old 06-14-2017, 09:59 PM   #10020
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use that one to tow the NA to laguna. that would be most savage.
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