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    Need help...1998 SS CAMARO 6 SPD ONLY SMOKES AT HIGH RPMS...Please help...Thanks Gary.T

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    Wha color is the smoke? Blue, black or white?

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    blue...diffiantly oil...Just put this motor in came out of 2000 vette 20,000 miles

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    How long did the engine sit without running?

    Sounds like hardened valve seals..

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    7 yrs in pieces..... the car only smokes blue when rpms are above 4000...It made 328 h/p with a breather style oil cap ..put stock cap back on and it made 350 h/p

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    Either dry or just rotted from sitting as Smittro said. Might need some new valve seals. Have you added any stop leak to see if the smoke goes away? I know Lucas has something for that.

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    Great news...Put a new pcv harness on, and a catch can no more smoke....New injectors and a intake gasket...Made 357 h/p 387 ft l/bs at 4900..rearwheels...I am a Happy Camper....Thanks to all that helped me out

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    Glad we could help.

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