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Well, there could be an exhaust leak, or the intercooler could be leaking, either at the intercooler itself or one of the hoses to or from it.
That sounds like an open exhaust valve, which would be normal. The small cylinder would be the wastegate control solenoid, also normal.but the biggest flow was coming somewhere from between the turbo and the waste-gate. the air seemed to be coming from between where the gate mates with the turbo itself. is this a plausible location?