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Old 07-14-2009, 01:11 PM   #1
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Default tons of smoke but high temps, airleak?

I can't figure out the problem, i have tons of smoke, and it sounds good but it will only idle for about 5 seconds and is temping in the 260's? help pleasE?
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Old 07-14-2009, 01:14 PM   #2
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what engine is it and is it new?
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Old 07-14-2009, 01:15 PM   #3
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RB s3 with almost a gallon on it.
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Try richening the bottom end needle.
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....and leaning out the top end
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......and tune by performance and not by temp.
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......and try to get it all in one post
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Check your clutch.
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just tried, did not seem to help.
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my clutch?
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Old 07-14-2009, 01:38 PM   #11
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my clutch?
yeah the clutch, a worn clutch will make the engine spin higher to grab the bell, spinning faster creates heat. Check the clutch shoes for wear.
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Sorry sometimes I get interupted while I am posting at work
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check your front bearing.
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so you have smoke and it sounds good?


throw the temp gun the trash, and race
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yes sounds good but the fact that it idles for less than 5 seconds.
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