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I suspect piston damage somewhere, and I may have overboosted it. Just losing an oil ring is a somewhat odd failure, and that in itself doesn't explain the severe loss of oil. I believe I still had oil pressure when I shut it off, although I am not 100% sure of that. It was kind of hard to see the gauges at the time, as my main thought was to keep it off the inside wall. I had absolutely zero visibility save for a small bit of the bottom left corner of the windshield.

It looked like the oil dumped from the top front of the engine, which is where my turbo feed line is.
Patrick E. Keefe
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01 Boxster
Old 10-11-2008, 01:50 PM
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