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Oil in FMIC piping....

Hey there guys.. Ive got a lil question for ya all...... Ive been goin thru alot of oil lately... so i looked in my intercooler piping and interestingly enough there is oil all in my piping.... does this mean i have a blown seal on my turbo??? or could it be a different problem... any help would be awesome... thanks alot guys
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Sounds to me like either you have blown a seal or they are on their way out. Either that or you may have a PVC valve problem...
By the way How much is alot.

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well... the silicone couplings had a good bit in them.. the piping had a light coating.... and ### exactly is a pvc valve??? and could this have anything to do with my backfiring problems?? and how hard is it to fix a seal or a pvc valve??
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pcv = positive crank case ventilation

its vents ring blowby back into the intake
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ok.. will do.. could the oil in my piping be causing me performance problems??
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Yeah, get an air/oil separator. A little oil is common in the intercooler. It probably built up over time. The separator should help.

How much oil do you go through between changes? What kind of oil do you use?

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ok.. will do.. could the oil in my piping be causing me performance problems??
I can as it will build up in the compressor side of the turbo but more importantly in the intercooler making heat transfer less efficiant.

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