Leak Down test and oil use...again

Bernie Benz b.benz at charter.net
Fri May 21 17:11:06 EDT 2004

> From: "Derek Pulvino" <dbpulvino at hotmail.com>
> Anyhow, thinking about things, if as inidcated rings are bad, leading to
> increased consumption, I've got to wonder why I don't see oil burning?
> Isn't that a common situation with a bad ring(s)?  Like I've said before, I
> don't see oil coming out the tail pipe and there is no residue on the rear
> bumper.
If you're running under boost all the time there is no negative cylinder
pressure to suck oil into the combustion chamber but lots of blow by, or
you're using clean burning, wacko approved oil (M1)?


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