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breaking in a motor

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by SolidDreamz, Oct 17, 2004.

  1. SolidDreamz

    SolidDreamz Senior Member

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    how long should a car still blow smoke out of the exhaust when you put new piston rings and a head gasket in? I drove it 10 miles and its sill smokin alittle bit but not as bad as from start up? thanks
     
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    for me i only had that problem, in my first time we broke out my lsvtec.. it was my valve seals that were fucked up... well yeah man what oil are you using and piston rings.. you have?? yea you got too use the generic oil for break in... anyways.. i have extreme total seal.. and now i aint spittin' out smoke.... im still on my break in period...
     
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