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Re: [oletrucks] PCV Pic

To: "Eric and Linda St. Phillips" <lstphil1@rochester.rr.com>
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] PCV Pic
From: ADvent@thuntek.net
Date: Thu, 25 May 2000 16:42:45 -0700
there are several ways to do this: one, is to use a vented rocker arm oil cap
and, two, is to route a hose from the bottom of the air cleaner and knock out
the knockout for a fitting (for attaching a hose to the air cleaner)  and
attach the other end of the hose to the oil filler cap that has a fitting for
attaching a hose. both were available as stock in those days. the pcv was
available back to at least 54, because my 54 was the donor truck for 50's pcv.
my 57  ton owners manual had some pics of both types. the second method is a
better way to go. the air going into the crankcase will be as clean as what
goes down the carb and no oil film around the filler cap, too. you use your old
sealed oil filler cap with the hose method. i have the steel pipe from the pcv
to the port on the intake manifold. you need a fitting for the vacuum port on
the intake manifold port with an 1/8th inch or whatever size your wiper port is
now and a  port for  3/8ths of an inch or so. so find a fitting that looks like
what you have but with another port for  3/8 pipe. my pcv pipe has a flared end
and looks like an over sized brake line and fitting. No more exhaust and oil
smell. it idles so smoothly with that and a new carb and an hei distributor.
there's hardly a ripple when i place a glass of water on the rocker arm cover
with it running.
"Eric and Linda St. Phillips" wrote:

> Where does air enter the system to replace that being draw into the intake
> through the PCV valve? Does it have a filter.
> Thanks
> Eric St.Phillips
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <ADvent@thuntek.net>
> Cc: <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2000 5:31 PM
> Subject: [oletrucks] PCV Pic
> >
> >
> > This is a PCV for the old six. It routes over the rocker arm cover and
> attached
> > to the port where your vacuum wipers go. I got my vacumm fitting from my
> two ton
> > and screwed it into same port for the vacuum wipers. The inside diameter
> should
> > be about 3/8ths inches or larger. The tiny wiper vacuum port will not get
> it. It
> > needs to be able to move a large quantiy of gases to work correctly. You
> could
> > just cut a hole in the top of your draft tube and install a grommet and a
> > valve and route it like the original. The down tube insn't that hard to
> remove
> > and then just plug that hole.
> > here is a pic
> >
> > http://www.thuntek.net/~advent/pcv.jpg
> >
> > 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

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

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