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Re: Forget the rain, we have bigger problems...

In message <199810111556.LAA22061@light.lightlink.com> "Ron Roth" writes:

>   Went out this am and changed plugs on my 84 4KS, also
> checked oil and put in 1/4 of a quart.  There was/is moisture
> on the dip stick but the oil color and smell were fine.  When I
> opened the fill cap, it had frothy tan colored  gunk on it.
>   After running the engine for a few minutes I noticed smoke
> coming from engine bay, when I opened the hood, I found
> smoke coming from the general area of the manifold.

You spilled some oil when filling.  It naturally trickles to the

Water in the engine is _usually_ a failed head gasket, and IME it's
usually leaking around #5.

 Phil Payne
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