Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 19:35:21 -0300
From: Dexter J <lamealameadingdongnopsamlamelame.org>
Subject: Re: Smokin' exhaust - the plot thickens.....


Salutations: David Wilson wrote: > > Sadly, no clues from that - a knackered cat can make the exhaust smell of > old eggs (it's platinum or palladium electro-deposited on fine ceramic, so > expensive and fragile if you shock it with cold water (like driving through > a ford - voice of experience!)) > DGW > Was the ford particularly water logged or just rusty and retaining fluid?.. :).. It's a long shot - but it sounds to me like you are burning a coolant stop leak additive (you mentioned that your bottle was showing slightly down) as you are heating up the engine.. I think that you may have a head gasket or a bearing face in the turbo somehow out of torque.. You say that when it warms up enough it stops for the day? -- J Dexter - webmaster - http://www.dexterdyne.org/ all tunes - no cookies no subscription no weather no ads no news no phone in - RealAudio 8+ Required - all the Time Radio Free Dexterdyne Top Tune o'be-do-da-day Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls http://www.dexterdyne.org/888/063.RAM

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