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Old 06-05-2012, 10:46 AM   #9885
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Originally Posted by Crestwood1001 View Post
Guys I need help quick, took a short drive and smelled burning oil and saw smoke, pulled in the driveway and it's coming from where I'm pointing in the pic, took the plastic cover off to see better and removed the oil fill cap and get smoke outta there to.... Not good.... Valve cover gasket?
Sounds about right

Originally Posted by ac_2007 View Post
Ehh, could be. That's also the side your headers are at.

It is possible some sort of fluid spilt onto the hot surface and started burning away. Check the surface of the exhaust manifold heat shields first.
This too, could be a number of things

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