2001 vw golf gti 1.8t smoking on deceleration

Asked by Oct 14, 2017 at 02:55 AM about the 2001 Volkswagen GTI 1.8T GLS 2-Door FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2001 vw golf gti is smoking on deceleration. It
has a 1.8t motor with a ko4 turbo pushing 24psi of
boost now that I fixed the boost leak. It is stage 2
tuned with a cat less down pipe it is tuned to 93
octane gas. It started when my catch can over
flowed and ever since it has smoked on
deceleration anyone kno why?

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you probly got some oil into the exhaust. if you see blueish smoke its likely the oil burning off in the pipe.

Valve stem seals

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