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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Feb 19th, 06, 06:41 PM Thread Starter
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Deposits in exhaust

I have a 69 camaro w/383, recently rebuilt. I've noticed that wet black carbon like deposits come from the exhaust while idling (spots on the ground). I've asked the local speed shop about this, and they said it's only condinsation. Is this accurate? If so, why is it black, and not clear liquid?? Is there anything to worry about??
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Re: Deposits in exhaust

It's condensation mixed with soot.There is no need to worry about it. It's normal to have condensation, especially in the morning when you first start the car. It should go away once the car reaches operating temperature.

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Re: Deposits in exhaust

Kewl....Thanks for the info.
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Re: Deposits in exhaust

The black may be from running rich.

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