By bob P 3255 Date 2015-01-24 01:35
I HAD THE ENGINE REBUILT, NEW POTS, THE WORKS, EVEN A $700 CARB BEBUILD.
THE ONLY PROBLEM I AM HAVING IS WHEN I START IT INITIALLY, IT SMOKES UNTIL WARM-UP. I HAVE PUT A LITTLE LESS THAN 500 MILES ON SINCE THE REBUILD. ANY INITIAL THOUGHTS? AM I RUNNING TOO MUCH OIL?
By bob P 3255 Date 2015-01-24 15:51
P.S. The smoke is white
By Brad H 1498 Date 2015-01-24 21:55
Valve guides are worn out or the rings, but probably the guides
By Jeffrey P 655 Date 2015-01-26 14:32
Does the smoke go away when warm? Water usually indicates water vapor. Do you do a lot of short drives with it?
By bob P 3255 Date 2015-01-27 13:46
I don't ever do short drives living out here in the country and if I'm not misttaken, the guides were replaced during the rebuild. I'll have to check with the guy, I know he replaced the exhaust valves completely.
The smoke does go away as soon as it warms up, ( within a couple of minutes )
By Doug B 4331 Date 2015-02-24 06:08
not a VW expert, but may just be that the rings need to be run in to seal well. How many miles are one the build.
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