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Old 06-05-2009, 01:35 PM   #1  
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i have a 4.6 2valve with a vortech v-2 white smoke is starting to come from the exhuast since i put a pp intake manifold and a trick flow upper pendilum on it was thinking head gasket but the car stays cool and the oil is good.also dripping gas through the passenger side exhaust. any idea?
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Hmm, my first thought is head gasket, but it could be running too rich. You have any codes?
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no codes
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Uh, are you SURE that it is dripping straight gas from the tailpipe?
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yes it is gas
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i'm guessing you don't have a/f guage. How's it drive? Is it bucking at all? I get a little bit of white smoke when i am ***** to the wall, but i only see it when i watch video's of my car. But i am set up to run rich.
Also do you have a boost guage? If your losing boost you will run richer. I had that happen to me and it was my diverter valve.
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no i dont man thanks ill check that
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its not the diverter valve.
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how did you test it?
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So the car is running fine besides the fuel issue?
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