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1973 Ironhead. white smoke from exhaust when started

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Not uncommon on the Ironhead. As long as it's just a little white smoke for a short while. Probably some oil ran down the valve stem. You can do a compression test or a leakdown test to check the rings.

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Posted on Oct 04, 2010

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