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John@mcr1
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Engine smoking

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Hi,
Bought a GTV6 1983 from South Africa which I imported to U.K. last year. Now I have it on the road I’ve discovered it smokes quite a bit, especially when I stop at traffic lights then set off.
It has a receipt for recent works carried out on engine, rings valve seals gasket etc before I got it. I wondered if the problem could be the rings have not seated properly as it hasn’t been used much since rebuild which was probably 2 years ago.

Anybody who can shed any light on it would be appreciated?

Regards John
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Re: Engine smoking

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It sure sounds like valve stem seals are leaking.
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Brian’s probably right. If it’s the rings, then you should see constant blue smoke.
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Re: Engine smoking

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Thanks for the replies fellas
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Re: Engine smoking

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Could be all of the above and it could also be bullshit receipts.
Do a compression test on all cylinders first.
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