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Smoky mr2 lads can ye hep me out i bought a 1990 mr2 non turbo about two months ago car is in pristine condition body wise but engine was as smky as hell so i replaced head gasket valve stem seals still no fix.after spending all this money time and knuckles working on this old gal ive kinda lost hope.i got in touch with a crowd in dublin called ivi engines they said they woul supply and fit a very low milage engine to car for 1400euro which sounds reasonable.have any of ye lads dealt with them and if ye have wat are they like? thanks in advance johnny

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I don't know if you are still monitoring this question, but Have you checked the EGR, PCV valves? If the PCV valve is stuck open, then your MR2 will be burning oil and smoking up a storm. You might want to check that out before buying a new motor...

Good Luck!

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