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My 87 has the same VIN issue. Like Chris said, that's how they are for some reason.

I'd be concerned about the smoke at startup. A puff of smoke is fine. But continuous smoking would be cause for concern. A quick check for valve guide issues (but not a 100% definitive answer) is to check the plugs. Hopefully they're relatively old. Any plugs that are fouled-looking around the tip could be signs of failing valve guide in that cylinder.
Kevin L
Present: '86 Carrera, 89 Corvette Z51 6spd
Past: '87 Carrera, 79 911 SC widebody racecar
Old 01-28-2004, 06:37 AM
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