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I have a 1991 mitsibishi mighty max and it blows thick white smoke when I start it, why does it do that. It runs good though.

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The valve guides have come loose, just put in new ones. Common problem for mighty max with 3.0

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You have water/coolant entering the combustion chamber. either the head is cracked or you have blown a head gasket.

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