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Old 06 Mar 2004, 01:07 am
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Default OIL GUZZLING GSR...

MY 95 GSR WILL CONSUME ABOUT 2 QTS OF OIL EVERY WEEK! ALSO CHARCOAL COLORED TAILPIPE,IS IT THE VALVE STEM SEALS??THANKS JOHN INNS ON YOUR COMMENT ON THE GONE DEAD GSR,BUT I STILL DONT KNOW IF THE VALVES OR PISTONS ARE DAMAGED I SURE HOPE NOT!!




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Old 06 Mar 2004, 05:44 am
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Default Re: OIL GUZZLING GSR...

On Sat, 6 Mar 2004 00:07:24 -0600, "campito" <ricanplayerxx@aol.com>
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>MY 95 GSR WILL CONSUME ABOUT 2 QTS OF OIL EVERY WEEK!
>ALSO CHARCOAL COLORED TAILPIPE, IS IT THE VALVE STEM SEALS??


If you're lucky. Or it could be your rings. Or a collapsed piston.
Changing the seals without removing the head is tricky but possible.
Do you do your own wrench bending or are you going to have to pay a
mechanic?







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Old 06 Mar 2004, 08:27 am
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"campito" <ricanplayerxx@aol.com> wrote in message
news:76365760ff5727c57dfcac13d1f69903@localhost.ta lkaboutautos.co
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> MY 95 GSR WILL CONSUME ABOUT 2 QTS OF OIL EVERY WEEK! ALSO

CHARCOAL COLORED TAILPIPE,IS IT THE VALVE STEM SEALS??THANKS JOHN
INNS ON YOUR COMMENT ON THE GONE DEAD GSR,BUT I STILL DONT KNOW
IF THE VALVES OR PISTONS ARE DAMAGED I SURE HOPE NOT!!
>
>

Why are you yelling?


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Old 07 Mar 2004, 12:58 am
Lex
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Default Re: OIL GUZZLING GSR...

how many miles? what sae are you using, if its high mileage, you should
castrol high mileage 5w30
"campito" <ricanplayerxx@aol.com> wrote in message
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> MY 95 GSR WILL CONSUME ABOUT 2 QTS OF OIL EVERY WEEK! ALSO CHARCOAL

COLORED TAILPIPE,IS IT THE VALVE STEM SEALS??THANKS JOHN INNS ON YOUR
COMMENT ON THE GONE DEAD GSR,BUT I STILL DONT KNOW IF THE VALVES OR PISTONS
ARE DAMAGED I SURE HOPE NOT!!
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