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New engine and blue stuff

Old 10-24-2016, 09:05 PM
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Default New engine and blue stuff

Hey guys...
remember me?! the dude with a clogged oil dipstick and crazy noises coming from his engine lol....

The new 4.7 is in... it runs like a champ and I am still getting used to having the rear tires chirp by simply feathering the gas pedal. Thoroughly impressed and happy with the purchase.

Now to my issue... every so often, I get a puff of blue smoke on start up. Happens infrequently but enough for me to wonder what the heck is going on. Never smokes on acceleration or at idle... just once and awhile, it'll puff a small cloud.

I am wondering if this is the valve seals still breaking in or if there is something I may have missed in the rebuild?

I ran conventional oil for the first 500 miles, switched to synthetic after that... When I broke it in, I fluctuated my speeds and didn't drive it like I stole it... went out for a few spirited drives on the highway and so far, everything works lol... Is the break in process still happening you figure? or should I be looking in to this?

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