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Old 03-21-2008, 06:11 PM   #1
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Seems to leak on the left side and only when cold
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Could it be the water pump?
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Cooling water to the turbo?

Thermal expansion seals the leak when hot?
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Cooling water to the turbo?

Thermal expansion seals the leak when hot?
I think turbo cooling is on the other side. Car does not overheat at all.
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off subject, is that your car? those are rare
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off subject, is that your car? those are rare
Yeah they are but a great engine with no turbo lag. That was a real accomplishment for the year. A true sleeper.
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