Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2000 19:14:55 -0800
From: "wgm" <>
Subject: Re: The dreaded turbo smoke? Classic 900

don't forget to let your turbo wind down after a drive befor shutting down(less your on synthetic) Our turbo was bad when we bought the car and the inside of the center section(where the shaft and bushings are) was a solid mass of carbon from shutting a hot turbo down and cooking the oil left inside (what the turbo guy said anyway). "surfsofa" <> wrote in message > OK, panic over I think: > > Nice sunny day yesterday and I took her out for a run. With a warm > engine and open road I booted it all the way to the turbo redline a > few times and saw nothing. So I guess what I saw the other day may > have been some carbon build up, or maybe condensation. I'll be > keeping an eye on it though. I don't drive the car hard most of the > time so maybe that allows deposits to build up. Every now and then I > just feel the need to enjoy that surge of power which never fails to > put a smile on my face. > > Long live the Classic 900 Turbo!!!!! > > Thanks to all who responded. > > surfsofa

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