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Had the wing out yesterday rode it a little hard at one point passing this truck .. Notice the rest of the day when stopped that there was smoke coming off motor left side . do this things blow gaskets like the hd .. this is a 12 yr old wing with only 40 on it .. not real sure if the man i bought it off of rode it much in the last few yrs......

any input would be great
 

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is there still smoke comming off the motor? start it up and let it warm up
 

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Is it coolant or oil ??
Could be either coolant has kind of a sweet smell.
 

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Any internal combustion engine can blow a head gasket, but it's kind of rare on a GL motor. Depends on treatment, if you run the engine hard when cold or other harmful practices it could cause it, and could also warp the head but you have to be pretty abusive to do that.
 
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