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1985 RX turbo

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#1 EA82DM8


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Posted 06 October 2006 - 05:31 AM

One for sale for 500 NZ dollars but the advert says it has a "popped compression ring"...does anyone know what this might be here is the advert....

Subaru Leone RX turbo 1985

4WD/2WD select
Popped compression ring
Pressuring crank case
Mint black interior
Heavy duty clutch, 2 1/2 inch exhaust
Done approx 10,000km on reconditioned turbo, and 6000km on rebuilt motor.
Good for 175 km/h in 3rd gear!!
Photos to come.

Any clues?

#2 GeneralDisorder


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Posted 06 October 2006 - 06:45 AM

Pressure in the crankcase is normal - the PCV system is designed to take care of it. I would check that first.

If the diagnosis in the add is correct (not likely unless it's been subjected to high boost), then it's going to need an engine rebuild at the very least.


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