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Backfire is usually caused by excess fuel dumped into the hot exhaust system passed the turbocharger (typically on DECEL), or it could have been a lean back-fire. If the latter, be very careful and ensure your A/F's are in check. You may have an air leak around the intake somewhere (perhaps an intake manifold gasket got sucked in, creating a vacuum leak)?

Torque down your intake manifold nuts as un-metered air will cause the motor to run lean, and you certainly don't want this on a turbo motor

Has it done it again since? Whilst the motor is running, spray carb cleaner around where the intake runners meets the heads and see if it makes a difference to idle quality. if so, then you have popped an intake manifold gasket. This commonly happens on 3.2 Carrera's too... ask me how I know
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