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  1. 289 burning oil

    Classic Tech
    Hi all I have a 1966 Mustang gt 289 it burns a little bit of oil. I did a compression test all cylinders were right around 170 lbs varying by a few lbs 1-4 with a cold engine no oil added so that seems good could it be valve seals worn cam lobes stretched timing chain a combination of all of...
  2. 99-04 GT Burning Oil

    4.6L Tech
    I have a 2000 GT with 155xxx miles. I know I need to be changing the oil every 3000 miles on the dot, but this month I haven't had as much income as normal due to school starting. I went 4000 miles between my last oil change, only 1000 after what it should have been. I burned 2 quarts of oil in...
  3. engine issuse/rebuild kit

    4.6L Tech
    i have an 02 gt with 88,000 miles, heres the problem. the car has white smoke coming out the tailpipes (start up and operating temp.) i suspect burning oil, the car has no cats and has an EGR code im wondering if this would cause white smoke? or is it engine oil? i have not done a compression...
  4. Gas smell in oil, possible head gasket problem?

    4.6L Tech
    I checked my oil and it was low, so I out half a quart in. When I popped the oil cap, there was a noticeable gas smell. I think its the head gasket, and my dad thinks so too. He wants me to diagnose it, just to make sure. Anyone know of a shop near Redwood City that reputable? I gotta fix this...
  5. possibly burning engine oil?

    4.6L Tech
    i just bought an 02 gt with 86,000 miles the car has no cats, h pipe, and flow masters. i noticed that it has white smoke coming out of the tail pipes, its not a lot nor is it really thick. could this be that the car is burning engine oil or is this just a characteristic of having no cats? i...
  6. 1999 Mustang GT running warm and questionable smell.

    4.6L Tech
    So I bought my Atlantic Blue GT with 146,xxx about a week ago. It seems to run at a good temperature, but the car feels really warm inside. The A/C doesn't work. My main concern is that I smell something coming from under the hood. My dad said it might be burning oil. I checked it tonight, and...
  7. cost for a piston re-ring?

    4.6L Tech
    im pretty sure one of my piston rings are leaking. im blowin smoke out the tailpipe (yes smoke not vapor) question 1) how do you perform a compression test? question 2) how much would it cost to rering the pistions? question 3) if i did it myself, how would i go about doing it? im not...