dbpulvino at hotmail.com
Mon Oct 9 12:37:28 EDT 2006
How long did that job take you? And I've heard the same about valve
guides...exhaust going a little quicker than intake.
>As for idling in traffic causing a little smoke. I had that symptom and by
>replacing the exhaust valve guides I fixed the problem. From what I hear,
>the intake guides don't go bad as quickly as the exhaust ones.
>----- Original Message ----- From: "Derek Pulvino" <dbpulvino at hotmail.com>
>To: <eric.huppert at us.army.mil>; <Jeff.Bernstein at pneumaticscale.com>
>Cc: <200q20v at audifans.com>
>Sent: Friday, October 06, 2006 9:36 AM
>Subject: RE: Burning Oil?
>>From what you described (smoke on startup and when running cold) it looks
>>like we're having a different thing going on. While I do get some smoke
>>sometimes right at "startup," or when the cars is cold, the problem I
>>encountered the other day happened after the car sat and idled in traffic
>>for upwards of a half-an-hour. The "cold" smoke is what I'd say is
>>for a relatively rich running cold-start car. The other "startup" smoke
>>usually occurs when restarting a warm car after it's sat for half an hour
>>an hour. I've never had the oil burning/smoking condition that I
>>the other day happen outside of the "idleing a warmed up car for more than
>>10-15 minutes in traffic" situation. Again that's only happened three
>>times, and again every time it was after idleing in shitty Seattle traffic
>>for longer than normal periods of time.
>>And your oil conusmption is substantially more favorable than mine...I'm
>>a quart/500-miles or so.
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