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    Arrgh car problems :(

    Things were going so well, and since yesterday it has gone poo.

    My rad has started leaking in the fins somewhere near the top (not much, but enough to show some water/steam) and it seems my car randomly plumes out blue smoke :S

    Doesnt smoke on idle, or starting but will when driving for a while and coasting....im gonna do an oil change as the oil seems proper shit.

    Also managed today, to break a tiny little leg off an eeprom chip :(

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    If you don't want to sport for a new rad, chuck some K-seal in, great stuff.

    Not sure about the smoke, could be loads of things? Don't valve stem seals cause blue smoke when you accelerate after coasting?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stal1878 View Post
    Don't valve stem seals cause blue smoke when you accelerate after coasting?
    No, usually stem seals are startup smoke as it takes all night to get enough oil on the heads and stems to make smoke. Constant smoke is usually rings. After coastingmight be rings too as you won't be burning it off on the overrun
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    cheers, its not constant smoke all the time :(

    im going to change the oil today and look at the CCV.

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    Could be the foo foo falofal valve?

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