Originally Posted by h4nh
Mine is supercharged. 26k miles on it and it had the ticking noise for a week. People told me it was just the lifters and I knew it sounded a lil more abnormal. It finally gave out on me while cruising on the freeway and blew up oil/ smoke all out of the exhaust.
The shop is going to pull it apart soon and see what the damage is. It doesn't seem to be good though
Sorry to hear the bad news. Things happen and we all have to learn from our mistakes no matter what caused the issue. Good luck with the rebuild.