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Okay was driving my 87 930 tonight, in 3rd gear i hit full boost and let off, and the sky lit up behind the car, so i did it again i notice that there are flames coming out the exhaust?......Should i be worried?
That's like saying you woke up one morning and your shlong had grown. Should you be worried? NO!

All kidding aside, if this is a new phenomenon then you should look into it. Flames are the result of excess fuel burning off in the hot exhaust system. Not really a "normal" side effect of a properly adjusted fuel system. A malfunctioning throttle bypass valve or BOV can contribute to this.
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