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Oil in the intake tract is pretty dang normal for these cars. Anyone that has pulled the IC firsthand has seen this and wondered. But, if you simply look at the big giant rubber hose going from the oil tank to the air cleaner (after the filter) you can see how "some"oil would get in the intake side. If I do not start mine for 4-5 days I get a huge belch of blue smoke at startup. My neighbor loves to see the cloud... cause he knows it is time to take the turbo for a ride! JFairman is right on when he said to check your compression and leak down. But, even with good numbers you will see some blue smoke at times because of the way the oil tank breathes into the intake. I don't know how many quarts 14 liters amounts to, but I get a good smoke screen to kill the mosquitos after I fill her with 10 fresh quarts. About a week or two later the level drops a little bit and then she smokes no more!
Good luck either way... I hope it is an easy fix for you!
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