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  1. Hi guys its been a while but i'm back on the Pinto Turbo problem solving again. Since installation of a T3 turbo on my EFi Pinto I have be plagued with oil leak problems from the turbine side of the turbo. Just to give you all the info, the oil input has a restrictor on it, the outlet is pointing downward its entire length and the return line is returning above the oil level in the sump. The PCV is breathing into a standard Ford Motorparts item (not the small round one but the longer one a strange rectangular shape) that is then piped directly into a catch tank by 1/2 inch diameter pipe and then the tank is vented. The oil filler cap is a sierra item with is also vented, so breathing of extra blowby caused by the turbo should be accustomed for (let me know if anyone thinks i'm wrong here). The end result right now is that the oil is actually blowing out of the rear of the turbine past the metal seal and causing oil to build up and drip around the bolts securing the oil housing into the turbine housing also you can see oil building up around the gasket between the turbine housing and the exhaust manifold (dark black oil). I'm currently thinking its the wrong size restrictor fitted at the moment but anyone with experience of Turbos leaking on the hot side would be of great help. Many thanks Dan
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