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Stem Seals or turbo seals?

Old 06-24-2009, 07:42 AM
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Is your breather plumbed into your intake pipe preturbo? Is there a catch can on it. If you answer yes the no then that is where you oil is coming from. Nothing much you can do about that other that make a catch can and make it vta.
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Old 06-24-2009, 08:04 AM
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Originally Posted by neogenesis2004 View Post
A non sealing valve will not cause you to burn oil. So regardless of your leakdown test, that is not your cause of oil burnoff.
So what is it then? I did a compression test, and everyone tells me it's not rings. I did the leakdown test and it blew air out of the valves. No air came out of my dipstick hole or my PCV hole. I understand that the leakdown test doesn't really refer to oil burnoff, but if the valves leak it should be likely that my guides / seals are shot, thus creating oil consumption. Correct me if I'm wrong.
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