Crown

Board: Porsche - 911 - 997 - Turbo Language: English Region: Worldwide Share/Save/Bookmark Close

Forum - Thread


    Smoking how often

    I know turbos are prone to smoke at start-up. Mine seems to do this about once every 10 to 15 start-ups. Experts is this normal? I have Fabspeed exhaust with EVO headers, but my car did this before the mods. No problems otherwise, oil comsumption low (less 2 qts with 4K miles), no engine lights.



    TIA,



    Mike

    Re: Smoking how often

    mike - i have about 3k on mine and havent had any smoke on start up even after it has sat for acouple of weeks due to generally s--tty weather a couple of times...it also hasnt used any oil...go figure

    Re: Smoking how often

    Quote:
    roadtrip said:
    mike - i have about 3k on mine and havent had any smoke on start up even after it has sat for acouple of weeks due to generally s--tty weather a couple of times...it also hasnt used any oil...go figure



    You're not driving it hard enough , that's why.
    Mawyatt, my car did the same since day one although it seems to do it less and less frequently. now at over 14k miles, it does it maybe once every 20 startups or so. Oil consumption has decreased as well, from about 1 qt/2500 miles to half that. But it really depends on how you drive the car. Don't worry it is normal, embarrassing in public but normal.

    Re: Smoking how often

    Thanks,

    Got similar responses over on another forum, seems it's normal and nothing to worry about.

    Mike

    Re: Smoking how often

    Mine smokes at initial startup too. It's normal as most have said.

    Re: Smoking how often

    It's normal. I have asked so many mechanics. Some of it is because of the oil sitting in the Turbos for a while.

     
    Edit

    Forum

    Board Subject Last post Rating Views Replies
    Porsche Sticky OFFICIAL: New 991.2 GT3 (2017) 12/5/18 8:49 AM
    Porker
    408802 5201
    Porsche Sticky SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA 12/13/18 8:47 PM
    Enmanuel
    324062 2007
    Porsche Sticky The moment I've been waiting for... 12/8/18 8:33 AM
    Joost
     
     
     
     
     
    213108 1083
    Porsche Sticky OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017) 12/14/18 5:41 AM
    the-missile
    198356 2680
    Porsche Sticky OFFICIAL: 991.2 GT3 RS (2018) 12/14/18 9:21 PM
    GnilM
    127566 2441
    AMG Sticky Mercedes E63 S AMG (2018) - Short Review (updated on a regular basis) 12/6/18 3:34 PM
    RCA
    34108 321
    Porsche Sticky OFFICIAL: The new Porsche 992 – a design icon and high-tech sports car 12/14/18 9:35 PM
    CGX car nut
    18862 301
    Porsche Sticky Paint protection film 9/25/18 6:14 PM
    throt
    14396 121
    Porsche Sticky Child seats in a 991 11/29/18 3:43 PM
    RCA
    13844 35
    Porsche 991 GT3 RS 1/9/18 1:43 PM
    Kimi
    527117 5816
    Porsche OFFICIAL: 991 Turbo and Turbo S 4/3/18 9:15 AM
    KresoF1
    484205 4254
    Porsche 992 (Next 911 generation 2019/2020) Thread Closed 11/29/18 11:38 AM
    RCA
    296594 3195
    Porsche OFFICIAL: 911 R (2016) 9/13/18 10:12 AM
    RCA
    280987 2589
    Porsche Cayman GT4 11/29/18 3:41 PM
    xpto
    266797 2622
    Porsche OFFICIAL: New 991.2 Turbo and Turbo S 1/23/18 12:27 AM
    RCA
    192154 1074
    Ferrari 488 GTB/GTS 11/26/18 11:32 AM
    Rossi
    191825 1768
    McLaren McLaren on a winning streak 12/14/18 6:00 PM
    Enmanuel
    183450 3288
    Others Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016 model) - Review (updated Feb 13th 2017) 12/13/18 4:36 PM
    RCA
    151460 2475
    Porsche Boxster Spyder (981) 8/31/18 10:25 AM
    WAY
    143217 757
    Porsche OFFICIAL: New Panamera (2016) 1/6/18 10:41 PM
    Wonderbar
    128962 1284
    Ferrari Ferrari F12 Berlinetta / 599 GTO Successor 5/22/18 9:16 PM
    RCA
    111975 789
    Others VW caught cheating emissions tests 5/3/18 7:52 PM
    CGX car nut
    106791 871
    Porsche Porsche Mission E - the future of Porsche? 12/10/18 3:41 PM
    WhoopsyM
    90064 1252
    Porsche Donor vehicle for Singer Vehicle Design 12/7/18 10:15 PM
    Boxster Coupe GTS
    67265 673
    Porsche UPDATES: 2018 Porsche Cayenne 2/6/18 2:13 PM
    RCA
    57483 423
    Porsche OFFICIAL: New 991.2 Carrera GTS models 11/3/18 11:09 AM
    bluelines
    47107 477
    Others Tesla Roadster 12/14/18 11:26 PM
    Leawood911
    46713 1487
    Others Tesla Model X Thread Closed 2/23/18 3:41 PM
    RCA
    42985 1122
    AMG AMG GT R 11/30/18 4:10 PM
    RCA
    42256 605
    Porsche OFFICIAL: New 991.2 Turbo S Exclusive Series (2017) 12/4/18 3:17 PM
    BiTurbo
    39760 650
    281 items found, displaying 1 to 30.