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This is a discussion on burning smell at WOT within the General Help forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; after a minute or so after going WOT i can smell burned oil...is this common with ls1's? i did notice ...

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    burning smell at WOT

    after a minute or so after going WOT i can smell burned oil...is this common with ls1's? i did notice a little oil on the threads on my 7 plug...but the actual plug was burning clean. I was thinking is prob a worn ring...just looking for ideas..thanks

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    do you use an oiled air filter......if you use too much oil it can be burning on the intake side of the motor.....fwiw

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    i think i'm gonna try putting in a catch can for the pcv...cause the smell is mainly there when i hit it hard

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