2nd Generation Specific 1986-1992 Discussion

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Old 06-23-2004, 11:36 AM
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help me out i jus got back from michigan and i let my freind watch my car and couple days after i left he called me and told me my car won't start. so i come bac and i get it towed in the garage and 2 of the bottom plugs r dry and the top 2 are wet and they r brand new plugs. i take them back and get brand new ones and it starts right up but it still smokes real bad its a real white color smoke.
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Old 06-23-2004, 02:40 PM
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bad oil control rings
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Old 06-23-2004, 03:01 PM
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your friend broke it
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Old 06-23-2004, 03:38 PM
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could a coolant plate be cracked or gasket
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Old 06-23-2004, 03:42 PM
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yeah that could be it. is it using coolant?
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Old 06-23-2004, 03:44 PM
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its using more oil but like when i first start it up it doesn't smoke and then when i let it warm up it starts 2 smoke but no it isn't using coolant much
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Old 06-24-2004, 06:46 PM
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yeah I'm having the same problem. it started for me after i put on the 3" exhaust. Would oil leaking from or into the turbo cause this?
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Old 06-24-2004, 06:57 PM
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P.S. where are the oil control rings? I'm new to these turbo motors
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Old 06-24-2004, 07:53 PM
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Inside the engine, on the sides of the rotors.
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