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Old 03-15-2008, 07:55 PM
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Turbo Issues please help

Ok so here is what i s going on. before my turbo project i had no smoke coming out of it. now i have just barely got my turbo on and when we drove it it smoked ALOT (i thought the fire department was going to get called) Any way, i put in a 255 Walbro 370CC injectors fuel pressure regulator with a 1.1 rising rate. and of course the turbo, (98 base by the way) now why is it smoking so bad, is there to much gas, cuz it does not smell like oil. PLEASE HELP ME!!!
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Old 03-15-2008, 08:12 PM
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can you be a lil more specific? what color smoke? blue, white, black?
and is it coming from your turbo, exhaust?...


my money is on too much oil pressure blowing past the seals of your turbo and passing into your downpipe and/or IC piping
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But you need that scoop on the hood. Is it true that they're big enough to fit your lunch box and all your camera gear in it?
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Old 03-15-2008, 08:16 PM
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White smoke and it does not smell like oil...
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white smoke is burning coolant than.
is it a water cooled turbo? do you see any leaks? and is it coming out the exhaust?

it could also just be all the oils and greases burning off the turbo and exhaust from you handling everything while installing it.
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Old 03-15-2008, 08:38 PM
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just out of curiosity, is it cold where you are?
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One yes it is kinda cold here. and two it is oil cooled.
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well ALL turbo's are oil cooled, but some are oil AND water cooled, but juding by the way you said its oil cooled, i'm assuming its not water cooled as well.

if your absolutely positive its only white smoke (and no blue) then it would help if you could isolate WHERE the smoke is coming from.
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Old 03-15-2008, 09:04 PM
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the reason i ask is because when its cold your car naturally blows white smoke, condensation. I mean the lack of info does not help, but a turbo pushes ALOT of air into the cylinders, hence more exhaust out the back [ i think? ] and if you have a turbo muffler like you shoud then its wide open for the exhaust.

more info would be good, we talkin THICK F@CKIN white smoke or, eh, smoke see through and stuff.

perhaps if you have the technology a short video of this said smoke would help me and nick to better diagnose your problem.
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We figured it out, i am running way to rich. i just bought an VAFC2 NEO. so i will keep you informed
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what were you tuning with? cuz u should just be able to tune it with the regular program, unless u didnt just tune it at all
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