Monte - I understand your reluctance given the experiences of another
current thread here, although I've had mine off and refitted them with the
same cork gasket, using Hermetite Red as a sealant and it didn't leak before
To start with I would confirm that it *is* coming from the tappet cover
breather pipe by fitting a 'catch tank' between it and the PCV valve.
----- Original Message -----
From: "MonteMorris" <email@example.com>
To: "Paul Hunt (T)" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "MG list"
Sent: Tuesday, March 09, 2004 10:49 PM
Subject: Re: oil cap
> ... I'm loath to take off the tappet
> cover to check to see if it has the separator screen, since I took the
> off the 79 and replaced the gaskets (with rubber ones) and they leak like
> sieve, even though I followed all the advice on Barney's website.