crankcase breather setup

Bernie Benz b.benz at
Mon Jul 16 08:50:53 EDT 2007

On Jul 15, 2007, at 11:23 PM, Kenneth Keith wrote:

> I recall that Bernie Benz has fashioned a homebrew breather hose by
> cementing one hose inside another, and it's also been suggested that
> the closed loop system be scrapped in favor of a breather tank that
> vents to atmosphere to keep the oil vapors out of the combustion
> chamber (which acts like a decrease in octane).
That radiator hose adaptation is still running. Best to burn the blow  
by gasses. The breather tank is/should be a liquid seperator that  
drains back into the crankcase.


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