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Originally Posted by JFairman View Post
I think Jim means the afterburner effect is secondary combustion of unburned fuel burning in the turbocharger during wide open throttle acceleration.
It can be caused by a too rich air fuel ratio during boosted acceleration.

That can burn up the bearing, turbine shaft, and oil seals from excessive heat.

Not saying thats definately the cause, but it is a possibility.
Gotcha. I guess I was thinking of the "classic" over run situation...hot turbo, hard acceleration, clutch in for the shift, then flames.
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