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I would bet the timing belt has not been done. That being said if it is a Seattle car the maintenance records should be available at whatever dealer it came from. Usually found inside the owner book or on a sticker somewhere.
When you do the timing belt make sure to replace the thermostat, water pump and tensioner.
The smell is likely oil dripping from the rear valve seals. It drips onto the exhaust manifold and burns off. With the engine warm look around the rear of the engine for tell tale smoke.
 
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