Re: New 390 smoking
Originally Posted by 73f-250
Ok I just got done running a a compression test and all of the cylinders are same at 135 psi so the head gasket is all right most likely. Could one the valve seals be bad???
Very possible, could also be an oil ring issue.
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1964 Thunderbird Hardtop- Chantily Beige- 390 FE 4V V8-Uncle's Car
1966 Thunderbird Convertible- Red- 390 FE 4V V8- Uncle's other car- waiting for paint and body work!!!
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