Oil in the IC hose?

Brett Dikeman brett at cloud9.net
Mon Mar 4 22:12:57 EST 2002

At 6:05 PM -0800 3/4/02, Bernie Benz wrote:

>More of this oil aerosol exhausting the crankcase can be condensed and
>returned to the crankcase by adding a stainless steel kitchen scouring pad
>loosely stuffed into the enlarged section of this hose immediately above its
>connection with the block.

LLtek has a carbon fiber Brillo holder, adds at least 5hp....

"but seriously, folks!", Bernie's on the money with this one, the
most common source is by far the CCV system.  You can -almost-
completely eliminate the problem by installing Total Seal rings, but
that requires a tad bit of work :-)

One inventive lad built a separator out of PVC pipe and several
(plastic) scouring pads.  I might have opted for the wire ones(won't
melt/easier to clean I would guess.)

How much does it cut back on oil in the intake, Bernie?  A noticeable

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