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  1. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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...
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