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#1 (permalink) Old 09-30-2004, 04:31 PM
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I have an 87 325e with about 130k on it and it spontaneously started burning alot of oil. It still runs strong but after I run it for a while and stop it will smoke alot when I start it up again. Does anyone have any ideas or theories? Any help is greatly appreciated!
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If it just smokes at start up maybe the valve guides are shot.

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