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Old 11-09-2007, 05:41 PM
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i was just woundering if any body can tell why i get a large cloud of white smoke when it cool out and only when i am at high elevations.
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Old 11-09-2007, 05:42 PM
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If its just at startup then its unburnt fuel until the engine warms up a bit
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Old 11-09-2007, 05:46 PM
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why only at high elevation?
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Old 11-09-2007, 05:47 PM
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My guess is at higher alts. there is less oxygen to help the combustion process.
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Old 11-09-2007, 05:48 PM
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Mine smokes like a freight train when its cold out.
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Old 11-09-2007, 05:49 PM
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i thought unburnt fuel was black
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Old 11-09-2007, 05:52 PM
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Yep it is thats from excessive fuel for the amount of air being drawn in by the turbo.
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Old 11-09-2007, 05:54 PM
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ok that makes sence. so it has nothing to do with glow plugs?
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Old 11-09-2007, 05:55 PM
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Mine smokes like a freight train when its cold out.
LOL so does mine... kind reminds me of a bug sparyer...
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Old 11-09-2007, 05:55 PM
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No if your tuned up with a chip or tuner then there is more fuel being added so you tend to see it more then if it was stock
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