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Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2007 6:26 pm 
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gday cars strating to smoke when starting it and smokes after reving it any ideas??? is this a sign it needs a rebuild .... cheers...

 

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Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2007 6:35 pm 
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Most likely needs rings :(

 

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Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2007 6:40 pm 
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damn ey :(

 

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Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2007 6:59 pm 
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If it smokes on startup and after acceleration then it is valve stem seals. Cheap and easy to fix. If it smokes all day long, or only when cold or during heavy acceleration then it is rings.

You should be able to do valve stem seals yourself for under $100, including an oil change.

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Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2007 7:01 pm 
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thats a bit more pleasing to hear cheers dude :)

 

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Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2007 7:04 pm 
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i got a set of genuine valve stem seals ya can have for $10 and what eva postage is

 

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