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Re: [Fot] Pure Water in the crankcase catch can

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Subject: Re: [Fot] Pure Water in the crankcase catch can
From: Philip Gott via Fot <>
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 19:37:19 -0400
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Thanks for the private responses.
It is indeed the aluminum plug in the rocker box floor. Some solutions are 
covered in Kasâ??s â??Triumphsâ?? book. 
Does anyone have suggestions about how to remove that plug without first 
removing the cylinder head?

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> On Sep 12, 2021, at 10:30 PM, Philip Gott via Fot <> wrote:
> This weekend at the Glen my engine pumped about 6 oz of pure water ( not 
> the expected oil-water milkshake mixture) into the catch can in a 20 minute 
> session. I had to top up the coolant a similar amount.
> This is unusual due to the purity of the water.  It was clear. 
> I am running Driven XP3 oil. Not running anti freeze, just water wetter.
> What could be the cause? Anyone have similar experience? 
> Iâ??m thinking the aluminum plug in the head in the rocker arm area could be 
> at fault. That could send water almost immediately out the vent in the rocker 
> cover before it mixed with oil in the crankcase. Plausible?
> Will run a cooling system pressure test tomorrow.
> Any advice appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Phil Gott
> Sent from my iPhone



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