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Heavy black smoke from exhaust during the acceleration
Smoke in the exhaust is a result of either too much gas or something other than gas being burned and there are a couple possibilities of what else could be burning. So there's a chance that either you mixed something in your gas you put in, or your engine is burning oil, you are burning antifreeze, or you're just burning too much gas but the engine wouldn't run very well. You didn't say anything about other issues...like how overall the engine is running but the engine could just need a tune up?
But antifreeze usually burns white so because you said it was black smoke (usually more blue colored when oil is the cause) I don't think it's antifreeze.
Black smoke can appear due to an engine that needs a tune up but it's usually not that noticeable.
The most common reason for heavy smoke coming out the tailpipe is because you're burning oil.
If you find you have to add a lot of oil regularly to the crank case and there are no obvious leaks (look for spills on the pavement where the bike is parked) then you're probably burning that oil and with the smoke you see...that just about nails the cause of the smoke.
How do you fix it? Usually you have to change the rings on the cylinder/s. Cold be one Cylinder or all of them. But generally if you do one cylinder you do them all since while you're doing it...why not do them all?
So based on what you've said...that's the best I can do.
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Going from synthetic blend oil to a regular premium oil? Any adverse complications?
First of all let me tell you that it is a myth that you can not go back and forth between conventional oil and synthetic or in your case synthetic blend. They all mix very well together but why on earth would you not use a full synthetic in every thing? It will keep your motor so much cleaner, and last way longer, new or 150.000 miles used, does not matter. They refine the synthetic oils way way longer to get the impurities out. Other big thing [ OILTEMPERATURE AND WEAR COLD START UPS ] Exceeds and blows conventional out of the water. plus a real full synthetic you can run a lot longer just spin a new good grade filter on or change it. Me my self Ill run Walmart full synthetic in my grand prix and ROYAL PURPLE in my 2013 mustang. I think there all full synthetics are good compared to the old dirty sludge and if all the new manufactures are recommending it now its good. Do you have any motor rebuilders or trucking builders close to you? Just go look at the oil pans to compare the too . I guarantee you will be sold that day and never run conventional again.... PERIOD.
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How do I go faster to beat them
Assuming the cars are of equal calibre, just hold the pedal to the metal for longer, brake later & accelerate as fast as possible if not braking or cornering. That is the winning formula. Otherwise get a faster car
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Whats that mean p2187 system too lean at Idle bank1
Means the engine is either running lean due to a problem or that the o2 sensor is malfunctioning. You will need to use a scan tool to read live data and check the wave length of the o2 to make sure it is working. If it is not, replace it. If it is working you will need to diagnose the problem, could be anything from a clogged fuel filter to a vacuum leak.
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Is tony stewart retiring?
I hope he does. I use to kinda like him but got tired of his rude obnoxious attitude.
Now he mu#der someone and got away with it. The power of the $$$ from all his sponsors and followers was the reason he walked away, funny how that works.
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Blown head gasket, cracked block take your pick. Tear it down to confirm problem.
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