REVscene - Vancouver Automotive Forum


Welcome to the REVscene Automotive Forum forums.

Registration is Free!You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today! The banners on the left side and below do not show for registered users!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us.


Go Back   REVscene Automotive Forum > Technical Discussion > Maintenance, Engine & Driveline Tech

Maintenance, Engine & Driveline Tech This forum is brought to you by The Speed Syndicate (TSS) in Burnaby.
Discussion of maintaining your engine, transmission, differentails, rear ends, and mods associated with "driveline" parts..

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-06-2012, 10:48 PM   #1
Need my Daily Fix of RS
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: white rock
Posts: 259
Thanked 10 Times in 8 Posts
Head gasket or bad gas

alright guys brief info my integra has been sitting for a year. fuel is around 10 months old, car recieved a new fully rebuilt head two years ago maybe has 5000km on it changed to head gasket at the time.

Car starts with no issues, the gas smelled bad so i filled it up with fresh stuff, car started to smoke lightly not sweet smelling. The car then stops smoking does not over heat oil is not discoloured as well as the coolant and not using any. wondering if anyone has any ideas?

As well does anyone know where i can find a liquid head gasket kit that you test on the rad?
Advertisement
6o4allmotor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-06-2012, 11:32 PM   #2
My homepage has been set to RS
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Nowhere
Posts: 2,283
Thanked 845 Times in 389 Posts
What makes you think its a blown head gasket?

Just test the compression on each cylinder, and voila. If within similar values, then all good.
subordinate is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2012, 12:01 AM   #3
Need my Daily Fix of RS
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: white rock
Posts: 259
Thanked 10 Times in 8 Posts
the constant white smoke
6o4allmotor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2012, 12:06 AM   #4
Everyone wants a piece of R S...
 
minivan_don's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: BC
Posts: 387
Thanked 12 Times in 8 Posts
excessive amounts fuel stabilizer can cause smoking at times, however do either a leak down or compression test first. that will indicate where your problem is originating from likely.
minivan_don is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2012, 12:15 AM   #5
Head of HR....have a seat on that couch
 
fliptuner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Coquitlam
Posts: 21,715
Thanked 15,307 Times in 4,247 Posts
Could also be moisture in the cylinders and exhaust, dry valve seals, etc.

How much fuel was in the tank while it was stored?
How long did it smoke for?
Once the smoke went away, did it smoke again when it was started cold?

After sitting for a year, it would've been a better idea to drain the tank and refill w/ fresh gas. I'd also change the oil/filter and fuel filter.
__________________
feedback

Originally posted by v.b.
can we stop, my pussy hurts...
Originally posted by asian_XL
fliptuner, I am gonna grab ur dick and pee in your face, then rub shit all over my face...:lol
Originally posted by Fei-Ji
haha i can taste the cum in my mouth
Originally posted by FastAnna
when I was 13 I wanted to be a video hoe so bad


RSUV #7
fliptuner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2012, 12:41 AM   #6
Need my Daily Fix of RS
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: white rock
Posts: 259
Thanked 10 Times in 8 Posts
ya ill do a compression test does anyone know where I can buy a block tester or combustion leak tester, The one that the liquid starts blue and turns yellow if it detects combustion in your coolant?
6o4allmotor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2012, 10:00 AM   #7
I contribute to threads in the offtopic forum
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: richmond
Posts: 2,837
Thanked 1,490 Times in 570 Posts
After it quit smoking did you let it cool completely and repeat the whole startup process checking for smoke? If you did and theres no smoke I highly doubt you have a bad head gasket it was most likely shit just burning off.
__________________
Rise Auto Salon

11938 95a Ave Delta
I can be reached VIA text @ 778-232-1465

Oil change special $70 5 liters synthetic oil including OEM filter Fender rolling from $45 per fender
Car Audio:
Focal, Morel, Genesis, Clarion, Scosche, Escort, Compustar, GReddy, Blitz, Tomei, Motul, Endless, Defi, Cusco, Nismo + More


We specialize in:
Custom Car Audio
Race/4x4 Fabrication
Forced Induction
Engine Swaps
General Maintenance
Phil@rise is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2012, 12:23 PM   #8
Need my Daily Fix of RS
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: white rock
Posts: 259
Thanked 10 Times in 8 Posts
The car does stop smoking but then it would start again ever so slightly, IM sure its just a combination of old fuel in the tank,fuel additive and from sitting. It more or less needs a good drive and then well see what happens after that.
6o4allmotor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2012, 11:18 PM   #9
NEWBIE ACCOUNT!
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Vancouver
Posts: 15
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
try some ethanol get the water out or perhaps Seafoam and clean out the system....

even better i would remove the fuel tank get everything out and start over also do a compression check

when smoking did you drive it?

maybe a spin around the culdesack or block will flush it out.

also check if oil is milky, or has water in it do that by removing the oil completley
gotn/a? is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 09:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Revscene.net cannot be held accountable for the actions of its members nor does the opinions of the members represent that of Revscene.net