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Smoke Toke on startup

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Question, does your 996 Turbo sometimes/always smoke from both/one sides at startup? Mine will occasionally exhale a "Heavy Tokes" worth of smoke (blue) at start from the left side mostly.

I have had air cooled 911s in the past that would occasionally do the same. So not hysterical about it...yet. Fresh Motul 8100 x-cess 5 -40, one bar low.

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It might be both sides I just notice the left side more in the mirror. Only noticed it a couple times.

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Yes smoke on start up. Fairly common and I believe it's part of the engine design. Nothing to worry about. 

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I have noticed that after a hard run if I let it idle for a minute to check the oil before I shut it down it doesn't seem to smoke at all next cold start. So it looks like letting it scavenge the residual crankcase oil longer reduces smokey starts.

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