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Old 24-Aug-2003, 03:12 PM
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why does my car stink

when i do 120 everything is fine...as soon as i push it to 130-140 it starts to smell like its burning oil or something. what would cause this? head gasket?
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Old 24-Aug-2003, 04:18 PM
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Regular joe..."He doc.......it hurts when I move my arm up and down, and side to side. What should I do?"

Doc. "Don't move your arm".




Slow down.....there's no need to be doing that speed.
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Old 24-Aug-2003, 04:19 PM
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sure there is...sometimes you need to speed up to pass stupid ppl etc...
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Old 25-Aug-2003, 03:26 AM
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Burning oil probably because worn piston rings or valve seals/valves. Engines old - get a new one
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Old 25-Aug-2003, 12:42 PM
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i plan to but not until spring...and even then i only plan on getting a dohc zc
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Old 25-Aug-2003, 12:52 PM
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Originally posted by PULOVR
Regular joe..."He doc.......it hurts when I move my arm up and down, and side to side. What should I do?"

Doc. "Don't move your arm".




Slow down.....there's no need to be doing that speed.
lol, glad you're not my mechanic Alan.

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Old 25-Aug-2003, 07:53 PM
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lol, glad you're not my mechanic Alan.


HAHA...good one.
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Old 25-Aug-2003, 08:19 PM
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well al is right .... 130 to 140 is above any speed limit I've seen ...in all of Canada

however ...

hiding a problem doesn't make it go away

what sort of smoke is seen when you drive (normal speed) and when you go faster?

do you have a different tranny on there raising the cruising RPM at those speeds?

and lastly...

stupid people in toronto are everywhere.... you know that .... don't worry about passing them leave yourself tons of time and drive in the slow lane at the speed limit when the cops don't see you doijng something wrong (since they enjoy chasing speeding hondas) they will go after the real stupid drivers....
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Old 25-Aug-2003, 08:30 PM
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I totally agree

EDIT: My old civic had a simliar problem. It was a 94 with too many clicks on it. I remember the engine was burning tooo much oil, and at certain speeds it would smell. Engine seemed to be dieing
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Old 25-Aug-2003, 08:40 PM
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lol...well no smoke comes out of the muffler...i can just smell oil burning. and after like 3000km i have to put in 2 bottles of oil on my own cuz everything else just evaporates.
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Old 25-Aug-2003, 09:00 PM
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I think its your engine.. it could be dieing.. how olds the car/how many clicks?
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Old 25-Aug-2003, 09:32 PM
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what is the thickness of the oil ?
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Old 26-Aug-2003, 07:26 AM
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10w30 for summer...and my car is 14 years old but theres only 196,000km on it now.
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Old 26-Aug-2003, 09:13 AM
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well try a 10w40 or 15w50 or something with a higher second number... see if that helps
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75 w 85 fixed my smoking problem reallyyyy well seems to take a bit to warm up in winter but it don't smoke
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