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 Post subject: Re: where are my o2 sensors?
Posted: Mon May 02, 2011 4:42 pm 
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if its burnin oil then new oil aint gonna help the situation.
useually when the rings are shot oil gets pushed up into the combustion chamber and burned along with the air/fuel mix thats normally there. thus creating blue smoke.
engine re-build with new rings and a bit of honeing on the bore will sort this out

 

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Posted: Mon May 02, 2011 4:44 pm 
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how much does engine rebuilt cost?

 

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 Post subject: Re: where are my o2 sensors?
Posted: Mon May 02, 2011 4:47 pm 
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how many kms are on it????
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Posted: Mon May 02, 2011 4:48 pm 
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125,000

 

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Posted: Mon May 02, 2011 4:57 pm 
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Might be valve seals or guides?? 125,000k isn't enough k's for it to need a rebuild, unless it has been trashed.

 

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 Post subject: Re: where are my o2 sensors?
Posted: Mon May 02, 2011 5:21 pm 
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it drives perfectly fine though. yeah, i give it a boot ocasionally, but nothing too f**k crazy.

 

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Posted: Mon May 02, 2011 9:30 pm 
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How did you go getting under the car and finding the sensor?

 

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Posted: Mon May 02, 2011 10:14 pm 
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never got around to it :( housemate had to burrow her to drop his missus off at some fancy pancy photo shoot cause his car isn't registered atm.

guess it will be done it 3-4 weeks when i get home from this work trip

 

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