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Old 12-26-2001, 05:30 PM
David Langsam David Langsam is offline
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Sounds like the valve guide seals are bad. Oil leaks down past them when the car is off, then burns when running. Mine 88 560sl goes through a quart of oil every 300 miles and it has 125k miles on it. I plan to have them done at some point, but I'm told it's not a big deal and fairly common.

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