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Old 10-25-2012, 08:19 PM
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I've had the truck for a few months now and installed a flowmaster super 44 and it sounds great. Just replaced the spark plugs to a set of 8 E3's. My brother had told me that it smelled like burnt oil while under hard acceleration. While idling it doesn't smell like it is burning anything. I have no clue where to start or what could be causing it to do so. Any ideas as to what the problem could be? So far the truck has been awesome for everything I've used it for and I can't complain. I just want to fix the problem before any irreparable damage is done to the engine. Any help is welcomed! Thanks!
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First you should take out those E3's and go back to an oem plug. It will run much better, and this might even be part of the problem. If you are getting incomplete combustion your exhaust will smell rich.
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Your brother smells it but you don't? Do like Snrusnak says and go back to the stock plugs and keep your brother out of your truck.
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Besides any oil you would smell from inside the truck is most likely caused by something dripping on the exhaust. Look for a leak.
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