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Old 10-03-2006, 03:50 PM   #1
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Tom, got some info for you...

Regarding my oil/ pcv/ breather - The oily ar coming from the breather; well, theres a lot. If I plug the hole, it smokes from the exhaust. When I release, it comes back out of the tube. Do I have positive pressure somewhere? Can I help reduce the smoke by pluming the tube from the valve cover to the intake pipe (the pipe with the air filter to turbo)?

We also did a compression test...only checked 3 and 4 - both were ~60psi. Didnt look at 3 and 4 out of dperession. The gauge is fine, Tims car read around 120.

Other than the smoke, the car runs strong, has no hiccups or anything.

The smoke from the valve cover breather is insane though. I had my hood open, car running, and tube off and I saw a haze all around us after a few minutes.

What are your thoughts? Will running the breather tube to the intake pipe help? It wont put any pressure into the crank case, rather help draw it out...

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had the same issue till the car crapped out on me
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Old 10-03-2006, 03:58 PM   #3
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Crapped out; ie - motor died?
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I WOULD NOT run the hose back to the breather , run it to the ground and let it go till you get an engine

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Old 10-09-2006, 07:56 PM   #5
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Yep, thats what Im doing...lots of smoke!

...you've got the go-ahead on my motor, so it shouldn't be too far off I hope.
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