My 'new' engine blew smoke for about 10 miles. It wasn't new but it was
better thn the old which blew clouds of oilsmoke.
It was burning the oil residue inside the headers and then cleared up.
>From: "Guy" <Guy@weller-lakes.freeserve.co.uk>
>Reply-To: "Guy" <Guy@weller-lakes.freeserve.co.uk>
>To: "Spridgets" <email@example.com>
>Subject: Smoke !
>Date: Thu, 8 Jul 1999 21:24:12 +0100
>Why does my newly rebuilt engine smoke so much ?
>Will it get better, or have I put it together wrong ?
>Rebored +30, new pistons, new most of everything else.
>UK spec 1275, no smog stuff.
>Standard breather pipe from front timing chain cover to Y branch at
>manifold. Twin SUs Done 6 miles.