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Old 12-04-2006, 07:59 AM   #1
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smoking problem?

I read somewhere that getting a puff of smoke when you start the boxster is nothing to worry about, and it happens because a small amount of oil collects on the heads. Recently I have been getting a little more than a puff and I wanted to show everyone what I was getting and hopefully get some feedback as to weather it is something to worry about.. This is a video of what my emissions look like when starting the car after its been sitting for about 12 hours after a 50-60 degree night. Is this amount of smoke normal? It goes on like that for about 5 minutes, then stops.

http://209.247.119.202/stuff35.avi
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Old 12-04-2006, 08:57 AM   #2
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White smoke @ start of engine

probably you are talking about this thread. I changed my MAF already and the dealer check the oil separator at the same time and they are okay. It does still smoke once in a while when the temperature goes down at night and same as my other car...
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Thanks for the link. Reading those threads has put me at peace for now... I guess I'll put off worrying about it until it starts smoking after it's warmed up.
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anytime..just make sure that you get your exhaust bearing adjusted or the fluid tailight check for level...heheheheh! j/k
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dont forget for the rail light fluid level to use lefthanded screw driver only
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What's funny is that there actually is a street bike (I think it's the new Yamaha, though I may be wrong) that actually DOES have a muffler bearing... It uses a butterfly in the exhaust to have a "two stage" exhaust system, one that's emissions friendly, and one that is "Performance use only.."
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What's funny is that there actually is a street bike (I think it's the new Yamaha, though I may be wrong) that actually DOES have a muffler bearing... It uses a butterfly in the exhaust to have a "two stage" exhaust system, one that's emissions friendly, and one that is "Performance use only.."
yah, i knew that..hehehehehe! j/k...

So it does really exist, cool!
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Old 12-04-2006, 09:41 PM   #8
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That's normal smokage for a cold Porsche engine.
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