[Spridgets] valve guide smoke?

Frank Clarici spritenut at comcast.net
Thu Apr 3 18:44:11 MST 2008

Joe Lansing wrote:
> Is there a way to tell if a smoking engine has bad
> rings vs bad valve guides?
A simple test is to see if it smokes at idle or when you let off the 
gas, it's guides.
If it smokes when you accelerate, it's rings.
Smoke coming from the push rod holes is just crankcase pressure.

Frank Clarici
Toms River, NJ

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