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      01-08-2013, 09:10 AM   #1
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Exhaust smoke

So I have noticed that my car has a lil bit of more smoke than normal. Nothing crazy tho wondering if it's because I have a catless xpipe and due to the colder temps. I've noticed it before and nothing to the point were I might get pulled over I just noticed it because I tend to notice every little thing that changes about my ride.
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      01-08-2013, 09:21 AM   #2
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what color is the smoke? im pretty sure its normal...
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Anything other than water vapour when cold is bad news.
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Colder temps means more condensation, means more exhaust smoke.

As long as the smoke is not bluish in color (means burning oil) or sweet smelling (means burning coolant) you are fine.
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Yea it's not any color just normal white smoke almost clear if makes any since im sure it's vapors just wanted to make sure.
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Yea it's not any color just normal white smoke almost clear if makes any since im sure it's vapors just wanted to make sure.
Another test is to drive away looking in the rear view and watch if the smoke "lingers" in the air. If it dissapates very quickly, its water vapor
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Yea I did that and it goes away quick wen I look in my rear view
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Water vapor.
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Water vapor. Nothing more. Colored smoke is a bad one.
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You are naturally going to see more water vapor from the exhaust in the winter. Just like you can't see your breath in the summer.
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