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    Thread: 2.8L 12v cracked head!?!?

    1. 03-15-2012 01:24 AM #1
      Long story shortened p.
      Just transplanted my vr6 from wrecked car to new car. 1992.
      Started fine w/o any problems.
      Lo an behold steam and oil smoke from tailpipe.
      Raw oil leaking from header to exhaust pipe joint.
      Wrecked car had antifreeze in it. (rearend wreck).

    2. 03-15-2012 01:26 AM #2
      Motor Worked fine in previous car. No problems.
      Cracked head is only thing I can figure for raw unburned oil in exhaust.
      Any thoughts?
      Pulling head soon

    3. Member Scotty_2.0's Avatar
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      Mk2 GTI VR6... .......................Mk5 Rabbit 2.5
      03-15-2012 08:11 AM #3
      Kinda obvious isn't it..... replace the head. Not trying to be a smart a$$, but fix/replace what's broken/cracked.
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