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Discussion in 'Other Vehicle Discussions' started by Cashizslick, Jul 23, 2006.

  1. Cashizslick

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    I noticed that when i pulled the # 2 & 3 plugs they had oil on the electrode . . . no oil in the sparkplug chambers but still - how bad is this?

    I know its the 0 rings because they weren't changed when my RAS went in although I changed the VC gasket.

    Can i still drive the car to VA in 2 weeks if I dont get this fixed? The car seems to drive fine but i dont want to ruin anything.
     
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    93civicsir Senior Member

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    you will just burn some oil, keep up on that. it could also lower you octane level, but unless you are running high comp. you should be ok.
     
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    wow, guess i double threaded this topic (oops).

    I also should have mentioned that my car uses an SR20DET motor. Low compression - 8:5:1 ish

    So you think I will be ok? The car seems to drive fine . . . im sure this will have to be fixed eventually but should I be ok for my 10hr drive (round trip)?

    Thanks for the info. When I changed the plugs i noticed a lil blue smoke when i first started the car, then it was gone.
     
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    I would try to get it fixed. i personally hate driving a car when i know something is wrong with it. i just get this bad feeling that something is going to happen. i'm sure it will be ok, just check the oil levels everytime you stop.
     
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    if it was me, id drive it ;)
     
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    Oh nick i agree 100% . . its just that I'm in a totally new place right now. No shops i can trust, no time to drop off the car (i leave the appt at 6am, i get home at 7:30pm). Im gonna have to figure something out here.

    Pep boyz may be installing a new vc gasket and 0 ring seals on a saturday morning. . . . .
     
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    hey, im going to va in two weeks, fancy that. VAg Beach?
     
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    YES!!!


    Dude we are meeting up - im going down the 10th with the S14.


    At least thats the plan.
     
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    im actually going on the 5th til the.. 13th i think. atleast, thats the plan haha
     
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    time for some new rings :)
     
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    Yeah right?

    Do you think i could make it to VA and back with out breaking down . . .provided i keep tabs on my oil levels???


    I havent seen blue smoke yet :shrug:
     
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    yeah, you'll be fine... just stay out of boost as much you can.

    even with no rings, your car will still run.... a little bit :p
     
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    So i cant run 1bar constantly anymore??


    No more racing GTO's on the highway??


    What am i supposed to do for the 5hr drive . . . the speed limit??
     
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