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Old 06-27-2010, 02:22 PM   #1
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Hi, ive got a gs550 which ive been rebuilding, when ive started her up she's chucking out white smoke arfter about 20 min it clears. started her up a couple of days later and again she's chucking out white smoke again. i got the engine in bits and had to rebuild it, ive put new gaskets and valve seals on. can anyone suggest where to start.
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Old 06-27-2010, 05:40 PM   #2
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Re-torque the head. If that doesn't quit it, pull the head and check surfaces for flatness. Lap if necessary. Paint the cylinder/head mating surface with aluminium spraypaint before the next reassembly.
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Re-torque the head. If that doesn't quit it, pull the head and check surfaces for flatness. Lap if necessary. Paint the cylinder/head mating surface with aluminium spraypaint before the next reassembly.
thanks i will give that a try
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