my 63 thunderbird occasionally exhausts a cloud of white smoke, then it clears up.

Asked by Jun 10, 2015 at 08:54 PM about the 1963 Ford Thunderbird

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Does this only happen in the morning? if so, valve seals.

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Just had valves and hardend seats, guides and lifters done. Have about 40 miles on the new heads, just noticed it for the first time today.

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Master cylinder may be leaking fluid into power brake booster.

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Thanks for both of those answers, it gives me a starting point. When I get it fixed I'll post it in case anyone else has this problem. Paul.

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Did you use the proper sequence and torque lbs when you tightened down the heads? It sounds like you may have a head gasket starting to blow.

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