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So I took delivery on this 2015 GSR from copart. Super clean car. Nice paint.
Initially I was super bummed because upon start up I noticed smoke out the tailpipes. Drove it.... and yup. Smokes out the whole block. At first I figured headgasket since the smoke appeared to be white. It also smokes from under the hood. Figured out the exhaust manifold was cracked and oil was leaking out of the crack lol. This made me take the manifold off to find the turbo completely soaked in oil, oil all over the inside and oil dripping out from the center into the compressor housing. Checked the PVC line and it's not clogged. Think I found the problem.......
Spoke to some friends and they are saying it's probably NOT the head gasket. Just bad turbo seals
Just posting to get everyone opinion before I rip out the turbo and have it sent in for a rebuild.
 

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if you drain the oil, check and see if there is any signs of water in it. Any milky look to it.
But it definitely looks like the turbo is shot haha
 

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So before I took anymore stuff off I did a compression test it was 150 across the board, except cylinder 3 which was 0 :(.
So next step is leak down test.
 
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