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post #1 of 8 Old 04-03-2006, 01:26 AM Thread Starter
 
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smoke coming out the tail pipe

ok heres the deal me and a couple of friends were riding today at about 170 or so,all of a sudden every one is telling me that a big cloud of smoke came out of my tailpipe and it wasm so thick that they could not see through it.they thought that i had blown a tire or crashed.some one said that my engine blew but thats not the case because i rode the bike another 100 miles or so and it rode fine.the bike is bone stock with 1000 miles.anybody no what that was.
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what color was the smoke? and the only thing i have ever seen that just goes all of a sudden like that and blows a huge constant cloud is a headgasket.

if it was just when u got on it it may be fuel
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was there a missed shift??

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the smoke was white and very thick so thick that you could not see through it.if it was a head gasket would"nt affect the the bike and i would know?i dont think i missed a shift but it could have happend. the bike rides just fine
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may have gotten some coolant in there and burned it off??

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If this was the first time the bike had been "opened up" in a long time (or ever - in view of the low mileage) it's possible that some oil or water or whatever had accumulated in the airbox, and then the high revs made the engine suck it in.


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