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Originally Posted by mdurbahn View Post
you were right it was choking the engine out, had to get a bigger one
Just an echo; the turbo cars when under boost suck in so much air you would not even believe it; the stock air cleaner does a great job but in reality the cover on the right side of the filter needs to have a larger opening. I found this out after replacing the stock exhaust with headers which caused me to change the turbo sump tank. Then engine while boosting, will try to pull air anywhere that shows the path of least resistance; this includes sucking gobs of oil from the turbo sump tank vent, if it cannot get air thru the air-cleaner quick enough. I ultimately had to restrict the opening size of the turbo vent tube that runs up to the air cleaner to try and combat the not-enough-air-quick-enough syndrome. Remember too that the crankcase needs to breathe properly.


Last edited by wmunchovie; 11-25-2007 at 08:59 PM.. Reason: minor changes
Old 11-25-2007, 08:58 PM
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