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Unhappy Lots of il everywhere...HELP!

So i noticed the car was dripping a little oil today in the garage. I jack it up and find, to my horror, oil all over the tranny...leaked from somewhere.

I trace it to the intercooler ducts on the bottom of the intercooler. Its leaked pretty badly and looks like it has been for a while. I know its common in WRX's to have a small amount of blow-by given the crank case pressure created by the engine. I'm not sure how much is normal, but i'm guessing this isnt?

Tranny front looking back to the back of the car :
http://home.cfl.rr.com/vividreality2/leak/leak1.jpg

Looking UP at intercooler from the ground:
http://home.cfl.rr.com/vividreality2/leak/leak3.jpg

Looking into the intercooler:
http://home.cfl.rr.com/vividreality2/leak/leak5.jpg

Throttle body:
http://home.cfl.rr.com/vividreality2/leak/leak6.jpg

I know this is not normal, and I"m guessing i have bad rings or something...i dont know...not sure where to start. I dont know THAT much about engines, specifically turbocharged ones, but I know this is not right. What should I do

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