Re: Galaxie FE Motor smoke
Are you positive that there was no smoke? cause with a draft tube Ive never seen one not smoke it is what they do. If you have moisture in your oil it will be more. I know my 292 smokes quite a bit if I don't run it much but if I put fresh oil in it or after I burn the moisture out with some driving the amount of smoke reduces at idle.
Ive ran 10w30 and 20w50 oil in my 292 with draft tube and there was no change in amount of smoke coming out of the draft tube system. This might be a issue with synthetic oil or if its a synthetic blend that is causing this.
Have you checked your filter that its clean? draft tube setups have filters, some like the Y blocks like my 292 actually have two filters, a fresh air inlet filter at the draft tube in the side of the block and one at the filler in the lifter valley. 390`s how ever don't have that filter they only have the filter at the filler tube. Only reason why I know that is I pulled a 65 galaxy`s 390 four times due to a cam going flat.