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Changed plugs and wires now I changed coil and it started smoking under rocker arms what did I do wrong

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You probably haven't done anything wrong, it's just you've got an oil leak from your rocker boxes. Remove the fuel tank and take the top off the rocker boxes. Replace the gaskets between the upper and middle plate and the center gasket. Make sure everything is aligned correctly and tighten the bolts down to 100 INCH pounds.

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Steve

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Drain the cooling system to a level below the coolant pipe on the front of the engine.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
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To install:

  1. Lubricate all the valvetrain components with engine oil.
  2. Install or connect the following:

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Right Side
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
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To install:

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