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    Smoke on acceleration

    I'm getting smoke when ever I take off or just get back on the gas. Is this the VSS going south? Just looking to get this cleaned up cuz it looks terrible leaving a stop light or parking lot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nationalmilkman View Post
    I'm getting smoke when ever I take off or just get back on the gas. Is this the VSS going south? Just looking to get this cleaned up cuz it looks terrible leaving a stop light or parking lot.
    The smoke only occurring when accelerating away from a stop is a tell tale sign of bad valve stem seals.

    I had this same issue, then I replaced my VSS and the smoke went away. Also it was no longer embarrassing to drive my 3000GT. Double bonus.

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    depends what colour smoke you're burning

    But yea, your VSS are going/gone.

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    Looks white-ish/blue haze. That's why I figured the seals right off. I noticed it before but only first thing in the morning. I followed my wife home yesterday and that's when I REALLY noticed how bad it was.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nationalmilkman View Post
    Looks white-ish/blue haze. That's why I figured the seals right off. I noticed it before but only first thing in the morning. I followed my wife home yesterday and that's when I REALLY noticed how bad it was.

    Blue haze = Oil
    Purple haze = Mary Jane

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    Blue haze = tailpipe
    Purple haze = rolled down windows

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