Dino 246 oil consumption

Discussion in '206/246' started by raywong, Nov 8, 2004.

  1. raywong

    raywong Formula Junior

    Aug 29, 2004
    Hong Kong
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    I just check the dip stick today and it was almost dry so I had to put in a liter of oil. The last oil change was about 2 months ago and I have been driving the car 5 days a week for 30 min/day. Is my car eating oil too fast, I often get a burst of grey smoke when I come to a stop after a high rpm run.
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  3. dm_n_stuff

    dm_n_stuff Global Moderator
    Global Moderator Lifetime Rossa Owner

    Dec 10, 2003
    Babcock Ranch, FL
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    My engine is probably not a good one for comparison, being completely rebuilt in the last 2000 miles. But, I have used 1/4 -1/2 quart total in the last 1500 miles, I juyst topped it for the 1st time this weekend.

    You might want to check for leaks, but, face it, old engines are going to consume some oil.

    I'd check it every 100 miles or so and keep track of the consumption.

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