Originally Posted by Exilion
Sounds like worn piston rings or valve guide oil seals.
thanks for the reply i do know a bit about cars / engines as i am also an owner of a 1972 vw bay window bus and have repaired it many times.
but in my experience if the rings or guide seals were screwed it would smoke like a rasta ??????
its just weird
think im just gona get blindo and start again tomorow