BUY­ING TIPS

Classic Car Weekly (UK) - - Ccw's Best Buys -

Blue smoke on start-up is a sign of tur­bocharger-seal or valve-seal fail­ure.

Fix­ing the Lambda sen­sor is costly, so sell­ers have been known to dis­con­nect the warn­ing light – make sure that it comes on, then goes out on startup.

The rear main oil seal is prone to leak­ing – check for an oil stain on the drive and drip­ping af­ter a test-run.

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