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post #1 of 11 Old 08-09-2009, 08:34 PM Thread Starter
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blow by

well i had the intake tube off and there is a decent amount of blow by...then i check out the other side of the turbo and there is oil in there also???????

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prob just from your crank case breather.

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prob just from your crank case breather.
figured that BUT......

it's a decent amount.....ill see if i can get a pic tom.

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ya i did the crank case bypass mod and it dumps out into a catch bucket in the bottom of my air box. I usually have about a inch or two of oil accumulate in it every 3-4k. If your not using a ton of oil I wouldnt worry about it. unless your truck smokes (burnt oil, not coal) when you drive.

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Your description isn't necessarily cause for alarm. There will be some blowby and it doesn't take much to accumulate in the intake piping over time. I agree with OregonStroker....if it isn't burning oil or low on compression, I don't think I would worry about it.
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well im losing about half a quart every to weeks....its dumping coal not white smoke.....so i can just run it to a catch can like a gas engine

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If the blowby is smooth and even - that is just wear. If it is chugging - something broke. I use about a gallon every 3k miles.

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If the blowby is smooth and even - that is just wear. If it is chugging - something broke. I use about a gallon every 3k miles.
yea thats about what i use....so it is normal?


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Normal? IDK

It is what mine does and it doesn't have any issues. I could probably lower it by plugging some leaks. But, I'm waiting for something to happen that will make me pull the engine first.

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mine doesnt drip a bit of oil on the ground.....

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DPP stage 1's,chipped,6in lift,south bend twin disk,39.5's,and rust

soon.... 17* HPOP and electric fuel

67 chevelle: bracket car...BES built 572


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