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My 86 240 dl started clacking, then smoking going 60 on the highway, pulled over, let it cool down, now it wont start.

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It sounds as if the car needs an overhaul, I think the motor got damaged - the gasket blew, then the pistons seized..... What happens when you put water in the radiator, does it "go missing"? Does the engine oil look milky?

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