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      04-30-2021, 08:52 AM   #23
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Good to know, thanks for keeping the post updated it will give others with similar symptoms something to work with.

Fingers crossed in a week or two you will be able to confirm no more smoke
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Well.....bad news. She's still smoking after the new valve cover.

Only thing it could be at this point is the worm out, 100k mike, oem turbos.

Hello RB Turbos 😁
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That sucks, but seems you want the new turbos anyway so silver lining
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That sucks, but seems you want the new turbos anyway so silver lining
Wanting new turbo? Yes, 500hp sounds like a blast......

But I would have gladly waited a while if the new valve cover fixed the smoking issue.
I'm just tired of always wrenching on this car...I just want to enjoy driving it for a while.

But with it smoking now, I will do turbos sooner than later. It's embarrassing rolling up to a stop light only to have a big cloud of white smoke roll over your car....even if it doesn't do it all the time.
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