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Old 05-01-2007, 08:28 PM   #1
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white smoke

white smoke on start up and when i get off the gas. valve guides ? 90k on motor 18 pounds boost how hard is it to replace valve guides m10 motor
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Old 05-02-2007, 01:58 AM   #2
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White smoke is coolant! If its a boosed motor I whould say you need a headgasket...
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Old 05-02-2007, 07:29 AM   #3
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White smoke is coolant!
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Old 05-02-2007, 07:10 PM   #4
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big job to do head gasket how much is gasket some times it smokes some times theres no smoke and if i put my finger on the breather hole on the valve cover lots of white smoke.
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Old 05-02-2007, 10:05 PM   #5
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u shoulda stayed under 10psi with the stock head gasket. imo sounds like a head gasket to me aswell. switch to a thicker head gasket and that should lower your compression ratio aswell.
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Old 05-02-2007, 10:50 PM   #6
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where can i get a thicker head gasket. and when i plug the hole on the valve cover smoke instantly comes out i guess do to blown head gasket
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Old 05-02-2007, 11:26 PM   #7
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White smoke is coolant! If its a boosed motor I whould say you need a headgasket...
XXX2....you need a new head gasket and maybe check the head too now....
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Old 05-03-2007, 11:05 PM   #8
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Smoke!

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white smoke on start up and when i get off the gas. valve guides ? 90k on motor 18 pounds boost how hard is it to replace valve guides m10 motor
White = coolant - blown head gasket
Grey = oil - valve guides, rings blow by etc.
Black = rich!

Leak down test is your answer dude.
Prolly valve guides. My advise is to do it right, once. Marcus Glarner Motors.
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Old 05-03-2007, 11:17 PM   #9
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White = coolant - blown head gasket
Grey = oil - valve guides, rings blow by etc.
Black = rich!
Green flame = fast and the furious!
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