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RE: Head Gasket weeping

I don't have BTDT on a VW or Audi, but my mother's Renault is doing
exactly the same thing. I'm preparing to pull the head for the first
time in my life :-)

Aleksander Mierzwa
Warsaw, Poland
87 Audi 5000CS turbo (mine)
88 Renault Medallion wagon (mom's)
91 mountain bike (just in case both cars broke at the same time :-)

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Perry, Christopher [SMTP:cperry@cotl.com]
> Sent:	Tuesday, December 23, 1997 7:18 PM
> To:	'Quattro List'
> Subject:	Head Gasket weeping
> Hey all, 
> Is it possible for a head gasket to be leaking oil?  Everywhere I go I
> leave a couple large drops of oil on the pavement.  When I look at the
> engine the block is covered in oil but the head is clean. I have
> replaced the valve cover gasket and the camshaft oil seal but still
> have
> a leak which I swear looks like it is coming from the head gasket.

> chris perry
> 89 90q
> 90 VW Passat S/W (wife's li'l red wagon)