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  1. N-Wing

    Engine smells like burnt plastic and black "soot" on the bumper.

    I searched and see discussions on both which I read through. Most were very old so I'm checking to see if there were any recent revelations. Two symptoms, both may very well be benign. 1. In my 2000 NSX I have always smelled a burnt plastic smell out of the engine bay vent after driving...
  2. swimmingpie

    DIY: Burnt exhaust tips

    The blue "burnt" look is quite popular on exhausts these days. It is a trademark of titanium exhausts but can easily be achieved on stainless steel as well. The blue discoloration is a result of extreme heat. If the metal is heated until it turns red, a blue color appears when it cools back...