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Eagledriver Eagledriver is offline
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Sometimes the engine will smoke from worn guides. If you can have someone follow you when driving they can look for the smoke. I seem to recall that if you get the engine all warmed up and let it idle for 5 min. then rev it you might see the smoke. This is because the intake vacuum at idle will suck oil into the cylinder through the loose intake valve quides. This of course doesn't work for exhaust guides but if the intakes are worn the exhaust will be worse. If the exhaust guides are real bad there may be carbon present on the stems and valve springs inside the rocker covers.

-Andy
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Old 12-05-2004, 10:32 PM
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