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I do need a head job done to my motor like my valve seal need work on that it because when around the the in of the summer when I know that a lil smoke comeing out my pipe an two people said u need a valve seal fix in yo head on the motor but I have not got to it yet so can this make whit steam come out the pipe I know it's not white smoke smoke it's white steam it's not comeing out that bad but it's come out more the them I ever seen in my life...

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The colder the weather the more steam is produced , especial;y if the humidity is high and the temp is cold
as for the valve stem seals an good accredited professional service center can replace them without removing the head/s
valve stem seals are indicated by smoke on acceleration after idling as it at lights etc

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If you have good compression, no loss of coolant and the oil consumption is not excessive, no problem.

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SOURCE: 1993 TOYOTA TERCEL 1500cc Valve Seals Replaced now smokes much worse

You either have had the wrong valve seals installed, they are physically missing, or the valves are incorrect (too loose in the guides/stem too thin). The rocker arm seals will not contribute to your issue. If it did not have the oil smoke before you took the head off, the issue is with whatever the machine shop did. Valve seals have to fit TIGHT, or oil will go down the valve stem into the intake.
Take the head back to the machine shop & tell them to fix it. For free.

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