Motors pulled, tomorrow will be spent organizing, maybe tear into the old motor to see what happened, and making a list of things I need to buy.

Currently the list is: Mls head gaskets, BOV, header wrap, T clamps, master gasket set, head studs(not sure about going arp or just using new stock style bolts), exhaust material, and turbo flanges to make another set of manifolds.

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In the mean time its hurry up and wait, this project has been sucking up money for 6 months straight and it’s time to cool down for a little while. Also the Mini needs attention(money), it rear shocks are done, lca bushings failed, brake rotors warped, and the pads are toast. On top of a failed turbo and leaky valve stem seals.