White smoke from front cylinder?

Discussion in 'Sportster Models' started by pike1612, Jul 8, 2010.

  1. pike1612

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    not the rear -only front-on idle? why?
     
  2. Hoople

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    Are you sure it's not water vapor and not white smoke?
     
  3. Bud White

    Bud White Well-Known Member Retired Moderators

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    you usually wont see white smoke on a air cooled engine .. sure its not blueish or greyish
     
  4. pike1612

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    leaning more towards greyish..
     
  5. Hoople

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    Only when cold and warming up or all the time even when at full operating temp.

    Does the smoke dissipate quickly like a pot of boiling water on a stove or does it linger like cigarette smoke does?
     
  6. Iceman24

    Iceman24 Well-Known Member

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    And...any smell/scent???
     
  7. glider

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    Any oily residue in the pipe for the front cylinder?
     
  8. glider

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    He who snooses ...looses :lolrolling
     
  9. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Im going with valve seal, had that happen in 92
     
  10. Hoople

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    Hobbit, all we gave him were Questions. He probably really wants an ANSWER.:p

    Would that not be blue smoke? Maybe?
     
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