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Sorry, this isn't about my Z, but it pertains to my g/f's 1991 Chevy Lumina...

Her car has been sitting for a few months in need of repair. After finally fixing it (A/C), I gave it an oilchange, and was going to sell it. During this time, I drove it numerous times without any trouble. After sitting another 3 weeks, I started it and white smoke pores from the exhaust pipe. Can a ring stick from it sitting so long? I know the gas is good, I recently put in fresh gas. There is no other fluid that I can see being sucked into the manifold.

Any ideas or quick fixes?
It won't damage the car any to drive it about 20 miles to a garage, will it?

Thanks for the help.
 

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If It's a '91 Chevy Lumina...

the best thing you can do for the owner is park it on a street with heavy traffic, take a cake of soap and write "Se vende" and "acceptamo solamente cash" on the windshield. I used to drive Chevies, they aren't meant to last 8 years.
 

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RE: PCV valve

Check the oil to see if you're actually burning it, and change the PCV valve. Should cost less than $5. That's the most obvious cause. Rings don't stick in 3 weeks unless you've been pouring water in the intake every day.
 
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