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Re: [Spridgets] valve guide smoke?

To: Joe Lansing <kidjoevid@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] valve guide smoke?
From: Frank Clarici <spritenut@comcast.net>
Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2008 21:44:11 -0400
Joe Lansing wrote:
> Is there a way to tell if a smoking engine has bad
> rings vs bad valve guides?
A simple test is to see if it smokes at idle or when you let off the 
gas, it's guides.
If it smokes when you accelerate, it's rings.
Smoke coming from the push rod holes is just crankcase pressure.

Frank Clarici
Toms River, NJ
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