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MC Engine that lacks a Turbo Filter
I thought I had an MC engine in my '86 5kcstq (the data tag in the
trunk says so!), but today, when beginning an oil change, I noticed
that it lacks a separate ilter for the turbocharger! Right about where
it would be, there is instead a large (19mm?) bolt head (maybe a
Was this done during a part of this engine's production run? Or,
is this engine from some other model/year?
The car was built in March 1986, VIN is 44-G-11415. Is the code
on the engine visible without removing stuff?
-Douglas Hurst Quebbeman (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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