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Re: [oletrucks] oil loss?

To: Allen Coblentz <wac8019@erinet.com>
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] oil loss?
From: ADvent@thuntek.net
Date: Tue, 23 May 2000 20:55:50 -0700
tomorrow, i will post a pic of my setup tomorrow.

Allen Coblentz wrote:

> Anybody have a 'description' of how to convert to a pvc valve setup on my 235,
> without it 'looking' like anything has been changed from 'stock'?  I'd like 
>things
> to 'look' original.  I would like the draft tube to remain, even if made to be
> non-functionable.  In a pvc set-up, could the draft tube be 'plugged' without 
>harm?
> Thanks for you suggestions.
>
> Allen Coblentz
> '52 Chevy 3100
>
> ADvent@thuntek.net wrote:
>
> > The best thing to do is do away with the draft tube. I was lucky and found 
>PCV.
> > It came off my 54 two ton. No more drips, a lot less air pollution, 25 % 
>less
> > HC's! Remember, you breath whatever comes out of the tailpipe and draft 
>tube, so
> > it makes sence to do what we can to keep the air clean, not to mention the
> > innards of your engine! My factory or factory looking PCV replaces the draft
> > tube and it can even be made into one by drilling the top lid and 
>installing a
> > rubber grommet and throw in a PCV and connecting it to a manifold vacuum 
>source
> > and plugging the down tube. What's your opinion on this Bob ADler?
> > Advdesign1@aol.com wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > >  Can oil slowly be pulled out of a 235 engine, through the road draft
> > > >  tube?
> > >
> > > There also is a baffle inside the draft tube that coalesces oil mist to 
>drop
> > > back into crankcase.  I never heard of these going bad, but I suppose they
> > > could.  You would see a few drops under tube on ground.  The recommended
> > > unofficial method of cleaning a draft tube was to remove it and burn out 
>the
> > > sludge.  I never did this so don't know how much intenal damage it does.  
>I
> > > soak them in lacquer thinner or carb cleaner to dissolve sludge.
> > > Bob ADler
> > > oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
> >
> > --
> > New Mexico Jim
> > 50 3100  ton
> > 51 6??? two ton dump
> > 54 two ton for parts
> >
> > 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
54 two ton for parts


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