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Engine smokes at idle

After a run hard enough to open both thermostats, I get oil smoke coming from the right rear seemingly from directly above the muffler. There is no smoke coming out the exhaust. I also noticed some standing drips on the bottom of the oil line running to the fenderwell thermostat, so I bought a new line from Pelican but it seems you can't get at the thermostat to remove it.
What am I missing here?

Larry
Old 07-07-2008, 03:50 PM
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A Porsche leaking oil! Have you notified Zuffenhausen? Have you been watching it closely at night? It could be hanging out with some '65 Harley Panheads!
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