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Old 06-07-2010, 10:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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smoking engine and backbox

hi guy's have just brought my 1st evo 2 weeks ago),it a evo 3. I dont know alot about them and have got my 1st problem, drove my car in the rain(drizzle) for 1st time got home after a 2min drive i left the car runnig went in to the house and when i came out there was blueish smoke coming out the engine bay and backbox. when driving you can smell fuel or oil and there is a slight tapping sound coming from near the inlet. have been told could be oil leak but when i placed a piece of card under the car i found no oil?????? If anyone has experenced this or might know what it could be please can you help.
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Old 06-07-2010, 12:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would say that your turbo seals need replaced..

03 Evo 8 TB 421awhp/407awtq! E-85!
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Old 06-07-2010, 01:04 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yeah and also what do you mean by backbox? is that your exhaust? blueish smoke is usually oil burning off.
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