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This riddle tells you what my car is doing: I am not a cracked block, I am not a cracked head, I am not water soaked spark plugs, I am not water in the oil, I am not combustion gas in the radiator, Yet I still drip water out of the exhaust. What am I? *sigh* >.<
 

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Hmm I guess I should put it this way: The water in the radiator drains as quickly as it is coming out of the exhaust.
 

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its amazing, i knew someone was going to say that. when your car runs, it emits water from the combustion process well, if your cats were plugged, then no water would come out the exhaust, but then the car wouldnt run, I suppose
 

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This riddle tells you what my car is doing: I am not a cracked block, I am not a cracked head, I am not water soaked spark plugs, I am not water in the oil, I am not combustion gas in the radiator, Yet I still drip water out of the exhaust. What am I? *sigh* >.<
you/it are/is a leaking or poorly installed intake manifold gasket?
 

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is your oil milky?
 

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The oil is fine. The only answer I could come up with is that coolant sat in the exhaust (the car is at an angle on ramps), and when I start it, after the head was changed, it is now burning off.

Wouldn't an intake manifold leak cause it to burn in the cylinders? All of my spark plugs are dry. =/ I'll know for sure tomorrow whats going on when I crank the engine with no spark plugs in it.

Thanks for the replies! =)
 

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yeah dude, its supposed to do that. It means your cats are working:D

He is right that the cats can cause this ... gaseous emitions are changed to carbon dioxide and water. which is what we want ... or most the tree huggers anyways.
 

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On an entirely different level. What engines can I throw in my car? Can I take a 1996 v6 and stick it in there no problem? What about a 1990 supercharged v6? Will these require extensive modifications? Thanks.
 

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Physically those engines will fit in just fine. With the 96, you may run into problems since the 96 is set up for DIS while you have a distributor. You may be able to use your front cover and be fine, but I'm not sure. Also, the heads, intake, and exhaust manifolds all changed in 96 as well. You could probably use your electronics on the 96 engine, but again I'm not sure since I don't know the exact differences, if any, in sensor placement and whatnot. Also I believe that the heater hoses differed between 96+ engines and earlier ones. If everything fits right into place, you'll benefit from an additional 5 hp. But keep in mind that if you use the 96+ manifolds, you'll have to use the 96+ exhaust, and that might be more trouble that you are looking for. You could, however, use your manifolds on the 96 heads. As for the SC motor, you'd have to get all the necessary wiring for the engine. This may or may not require you to change out wiring behind the dash or elsewhere in the car.
 

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Running really really rich?
 

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answer?

Hello

Sounds like a blown Head gasket at the exhaust port. The water is exiting threw your exhaust pipes only.

This is hard to diagnose & Hard to believe. I have seen it before.

Paul

Is there a prize?? lol
 

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Hello

Sounds like a blown Head gasket at the exhaust port. The water is exiting threw your exhaust pipes only.

This is hard to diagnose & Hard to believe. I have seen it before.

Paul

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The head gasket was just replaced =)
 

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were teh heads milled and pressure tested when the hg was changed? has teh car overheated again? it could have blown once again.
 
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