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Head Gasket Questions!!!!!!!!

This is a discussion on Head Gasket Questions!!!!!!!! within the Internal Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; I am the owner of a 1998 camaro ss with patriod heads, pushrods, cam and springs. if the car smokes ...

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    Angry Head Gasket Questions!!!!!!!!

    I am the owner of a 1998 camaro ss with patriod heads, pushrods, cam and springs. if the car smokes a little under heavy acceleration, does it generally mean that my head gasket is blown??????

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    las vegas, nv.

    1987 mc ss aerocoupe

    not usually. how many miles are on the car? generally smoke under accell is past the rings. if the car has long miles and you put on fresh heads the rings are the weak point now. the ls1 engines are assembled with a very fine, almost mirror like, hone job and low tension rings which tend to allow oil past anyway.

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    wow dude, ur a frieking genious. lol...........thanks man........the body has 160000, but, like i said, i have stage 3 patriots. just checking to make shure...........i put a couple cars on a supra this morning, and he told me i was smoking.

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    99 Firebird Formula

    Not at all, it could be many things, the simplest being that the car is simply too rich. Do you have a wideband o2 sensor or have you had the car tuned?

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    Guest that im not really shure of bro... how can i tell?

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