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In message <33A96B9A@smtp-gate.sni.co.uk> Malcolm White writes:

> I have noticed that there is a little smoke when starting up in the   
> mornings. It's fine when warm or upon startup later in the day. Is this   
> likely to be valve guides? It's been back to the main dealer, AFN in   
> London, who can find nothing wrong!

Get someone to drive along behind you and watch your gear changes.  Valve guide 
leakage produces little puffs of smoke with each change.

Do it with a warm engine.

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club