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oil in rocker cover breather

Postby andy120 » Tue Oct 03, 2017 9:43 am

Where is the likely origin of oil in the rocker cover breather? The inlet system is loaded with oil, i do not feel any play in the turbo inlet side and there is no smoke when starting.
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Re: oil in rocker cover breather

Postby geeves » Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:11 am

Blow by. The breather system on these isnt great at separating oil and even the best engines have oil here. You can clean it or ignore it or fit a catch can if its worth the effort
Sanding your knuckles before starting work can help. That way you cant skin them
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