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Old 12-20-2006, 07:28 PM   #1
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So i blew off my **** pipe by the throttle body today due to some spirited driving, and i had like oil dripping out of the TB pipe! Big puddle of oil by the MAF as well! Oy vey! what could be causing this?
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Old 12-20-2006, 09:25 PM   #2
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Two things.
One you could be getting alot of oil from your crankcase breather if it is vented to your compressor inlet piping like it should be. You can use a catchcan to catch that oil vapor. Otherwise your turbo seals are shot and you're looking at a turbo rebuild which you could do yourself with the FAQ DIY writeups on here and a kit from Gpopshop.com. Try to clean all the oil out, then either VTA the crankcase or run a catch can to see if that is your problem, if that's not the problem then you know it's your turbo seals.

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Old 12-20-2006, 09:47 PM   #3
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your turbo seals are shot and you're looking at a turbo rebuild which you could do yourself with the *** DIY writeups on here
Hmm never seen those before. Must be in the private section in the archives. :gay:
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Old 12-20-2006, 10:10 PM   #4
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is your pcv valve still working?
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ooops, never could use that "Q" key, pure accident I promise.
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+1 pcv valve - boostin' the crank case
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Old 12-21-2006, 12:59 AM   #7
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yeah, time to spend the money on a GTX pcv.
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Can you get a gtx pcv at any local napa/autozone?
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Yep, unless I was misinformed I got mine at Autozone, it looks just like the one I had on my miata, supposedly stronger though.
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what years were the gtx so i can be specific?
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I only know '88 maybe up to '90 or so?
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my oil drain line was not sloping properly once and it made oil leak past the turbo seals. Check that too
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i have a 2 month old GTX PCV, and the oil drain line should be set properly.
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if everything is working right a crankcase breather filter is not needed.
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If pcv and vent system are "proper", then something else is pressurizing the crankcase. Among the possibilities is a blown head gasket. Check your coolant and oil for contaminaton, then maybe a compression test. How's the performance? any different?
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I got my GTX PCV valve from Autozone. $3.99 plus tax.
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Hey now! I thought breather filters were bad, thats why i shitched back to how the stock greddy kit has it.

Which is better?
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vacuum into the crankcase helps the rings seal better and helps the oil drain out of the turbo.
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your turbo seals are gone. Its easy to rebuild just look at it well as you take it apart.
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