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Old 12-27-2006, 04:42 PM   #1
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What's that smell?

I know, if i spent more time driving the thing rather than sniffing it....
Anyway, after a run, I smelled something coming from the engine (?) and went to the vent on the passenger side. Definitely intensified.

On the off-chance there are more sniffers out there, should there be any smell coming from the vent?
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Old 12-27-2006, 05:44 PM   #2
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Can you describe the smell? Do it in the style of Rober Frost... and GO!
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Old 12-27-2006, 05:47 PM   #3
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Is your car a NEW car? Many new cars have some cosmoline applied to engine parts for shipping to prevent corrosion. I believe I read that Porsche does that.

It'll smell like something burning, but not like engine oil or gasoline. It will eventually burn off.
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Old 12-27-2006, 06:56 PM   #4
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well if you smelled it from the vent thats where all the exess heat is being released from engine bay, so you know where its coming from.
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Old 12-27-2006, 07:30 PM   #5
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what's it smell like?

The smell is a rubbery smell. That's the best way I can describe it...
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