oil coming from dipstik

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oil coming from dipstik

Postby dick2256 » Sun Apr 09, 2017 6:45 am

oil coming out of dickstick hole on my corvair

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Re: oil coming from dipstik

Postby Gary S » Sun Apr 09, 2017 7:30 am

Sounds like major blow by.

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Re: oil coming from dipstik

Postby glades cat » Sun Apr 09, 2017 3:50 pm

dick2256 wrote:oil coming out of dickstick hole on my corvair


Better get that checked by a urologist, regardless of the vehicle you're in. :lol:
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Re: oil coming from dipstik

Postby swamper2 » Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:08 am

check your crank case breather. not sure on your set up but might have a stuck pvc valve or mud dauber nest in a breather pipe. last thing you want is a ring job
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Re: oil coming from dipstik

Postby dick2256 » Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:32 am

problem all started when I decided to put no O-rings in the oil return tubes
you have to remove all of the rocker arms and then readjust when you put it back together
and I had several of the valves staying open I been adjusting and rechecking and finally got it down to low compression on 2 cylinders
going to try again this morning on 5those to low ones and see if I can get them closer to the other ones
if not I will have to pull both heads cause I have one low cylinder on each side

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Re: oil coming from dipstik

Postby swamper2 » Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:25 am

fix the cylinders. you need all the power you can get with that/ any engine
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Re: oil coming from dipstik

Postby dick2256 » Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:10 am

they must be a good engine as much as parts cost :P


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