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Old 03-11-2009, 06:04 PM
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I was a little dissappointed when I saw white smoke coming out of the drivers side tail pipe ! Thought all kinds of bad stuff. Then , while putting on some exhaust tips I found lots of moisture in the drivers side tailpipe !
What could it be? Head gasket, intake gasket, cracked block etc., etc. So, I did a compression test after the motor had sat for 3 days.
Plugs were dry !

Left side 120, 160 Right side 120, 170
--------- 120, 160----------120, 163
--------- 120, 160----------120, 160
---------120, 160 ----------130, 175
I found nothing to show a coolant leak.
So, then it hit me. The motor I broke pumped a lot of coolant into #3 hole. Guess where it went ? Out the exhaust. Must be a lot of coolant in the muffler and pipes. Wonder how long this will take to burn off.
Anyway, I'm glad I didn't start tearing it apart yet.
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