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Re: [TR] valve cover venting

To: andrew uprichard <>
Subject: Re: [TR] valve cover venting
From: William Pugh <>
Date: Wed, 6 May 2020 18:20:17 -0700
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Had the same problem , we live in Calaveras County, CA there are many 50-60-s 
hot rod folks here, took my valve cover to a good shop, told them the problem, 
they cut a hole in the carb side of the cover, installed a nice vent from a 
Chevy (all aluminum) â?¦ end of problem .

> On May 6, 2020, at 2:24 PM, andrew uprichard <> wrote:
> Racetorations has a collecting system which I have on my fast-road TR3.  No 
> pipe to the manifold, but pipes run from the engine vent and the valve cover. 
> You can see the collecting box on the inner fender, driverâ??s side.
> Disclaimer:  my cousin owns Racetorations, but he is one of the English 
> Uprichards and I am one of the Irish ones.  He is a curmudgeon and I am a 
> nice guy.  No financial interest but if you mention my name and he is in a 
> good mood, he may actually be nice to youâ?¦..
> Andrew Uprichard
> Jackson, Michigan
> From: Triumphs <> On Behalf Of dave
> Sent: Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:53 PM
> To:
> Subject: [TR] valve cover venting
> My valve cover is spitting oil from the vent, probably because of the 
> performance mods.
> Been thinking if I run a pipe between the valve cover and the  intake 
> manifold, that would create enough suction to solve the problem?
> Does anyone make this or do I have to build it?
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