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cody  Casale

s13 silvia ca18det garrett t25 turbo- horrible exhaust leak?

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Sorry for all the basic questions, but this one I need some help with--

 

When I bought the car it came with a stock exhaust, mated to a aftermarket dump pipe and turbo manifold, stock t25 turbo.

 

The owner has a receipt from a performance shop and they had written "noisy turbo" as one of their comments.

 

When the engine is running it is loud and right away creates a bad carbon/petrol (gas) smell. I asked the owner what is up with that and he didn't think anything bad of it.

 

Do these engines/turbos usually leak from a common spot

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Gasket must be gone, or a hole/split in your dump pipe possibly...

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