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Unread 06-14-2012, 09:54 AM   #1
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Exclamation sold the rebel.....bought a 98 eclipse

hey guys sold my amc rebel for $2,500 and bought a 98 mitsubishi eclipse for $1,100. its a steal i'd say. but anyways i have a few questions about some things ive noticed about my eclipse.
1. when i start the car up the exaust smokes a white it has a DC sports cannon muffler. and ive heard the smokes because of the muffler type.
2.dont know if my batterys bad or a lights staying on in my car but i have to put it on charge every 3 starts

other than those two things the cars great so any tips or answers bring em on ha ha
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Unread 06-14-2012, 11:41 AM   #2
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How much white smoke and how does the white smoke smell?
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The white smoke could easily be a problem with the turbo if it has one
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The smoke has nothing to do with the type of muffler.

White smoke is either a head gasket or it's blue smoke and it's a turbo gone bad.
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It's a <itsubishi never seen a older one that didn't smoke. Usually it's poor Valve seals.
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Shoulda kept the rebel. Eclipses just aren't good cars and people beat the snot out of 'em. The fact that this one has a fart can on it tells me the previous owner was a ricer and didn't care about the engine.
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It's a <itsubishi never seen a older one that didn't smoke. Usually it's poor Valve seals.
Yep.
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sorry i havernt been on i was on vacation and come to find out its blue smokeing so its burning oil. i had to replace the motormounts, brake pads, alternator,back rims all new tires timeing belt, and calipers so yeah its been a money pit.
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