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Old 08-15-2019, 07:40 PM   #4
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Thursday Update (8/15/19)

Update - after starting the car, and watching for the leak, it seems that the leak was coming from the oil pump housing.

Then I found this thread, discussing leaks and one of the posters stating that his rebuilt head didn't have the camshaft seal. As I had purchased a rebuilt head, with the valve seats repaired I thought perhaps I have the same problem.

Sure enough...

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No seal! I'm still a moron! :-)

If you can't laugh at yourself, who else can you laugh at?

Oh well, I was thinking that I was going to need to remove the oil pan and reseal the oil pump. All along it was something relatively simple - and it was all my fault!

Hopefully my next post tomorrow will be reporting a success. Where the car runs without emulating the Exxon Valdez. :-)

Thanks for reading!

M.
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