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Re: [oletrucks] oil loss?

To: Doug Pewterbaugh <dpewter@email.msn.com>
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] oil loss?
From: ADvent@thuntek.net
Date: Mon, 22 May 2000 22:48:55 -0700
An engine can burn a little oil  and not show it. Go get a smog check or at
least ask them if they will just to a tail pipe sniff. High HC's indicates
unburned fuel or oil in the exhaust.

Doug Pewterbaugh wrote:

> If the engine has been apart before, it is possible that a small sheet metal
> deflector plate, over the hole in the block that the tube is pressed into,
> has been left off (it goes on the inside of the block).  Look at some engine
> assembly drawings to see what I'm talking about, but this could allow a lot
> of oil to escape through the tube.
>
> Regards,
> Doug Pewterbaugh
> dpewter@msn.com
> Denton, TX
> 49 3104 216 5-window
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Allen Coblentz <wac8019@erinet.com>
> To: <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
> Sent: Monday, May 22, 2000 1:17 PM
> Subject: [oletrucks] oil loss?
>
> > Can oil slowly be pulled out of a 235 engine, through the road draft
> > tube?  I have lost about a quart of oil in the last 1500 miles....but I
> > can't see where.  I have no visable leaks, no oil stained areas on the
> > motor/bellhousing/ect, no "drips" on the driveway....nothing!  I even
> > checked the tail pipe with my finger...I don't think I'm burning it,
> > there's no 'blue smoke' at start-up or while driving and the tail pipe
> > is 'clean'.  I just wondered, if the purpose of the tube was to pull
> > crankcase fumes, can it pull small amounts of oil also?  Any ideas?
> >
> > Allen Coblentz
> > '52 Chevy 3100
> >
> > oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
>
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959

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New Mexico Jim
50 3100  ton
51 6??? two ton dump
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