[V8] Raced an R8...and lost/wierdness in Utah
ekellock at gmail.com
Fri Mar 14 23:04:57 PDT 2008
Left side is where all the pentosin lines/pump/bomb/reservoir are...
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> Subject: [V8] Raced an R8...and lost/wierdness in Utah
> Well, it was my guess that it was either elevation related(Snowbird
> is 7800 and the car used to drive over Teton pass constantly and it
> is 10000 and 10%) or load related(those utah people assume 50 is 75
> and drive accordingly.....some of the fastest rush hour driving I've
> ever encountered) and just prior to pulling over, I had been
> doing 70
> up the 6% pass with a guy in a denali about 5 feet from my rear
> bumper most of the way.....but the magic question is what seal might
> have spewed....I asked the tech if the "oil retention valve"
> could be
> the culprit, and he said "not right now it's not".....and yes it was
> engine oil as I had to add 2 quarts to get it to show on the
> dipstick. My first assumption was it was tranny oil, as I had just
> done the flush/filter, but it's clear red now, and it engine oil. I
> just got back last night, and might get the chance to change the oil
> tomorrow and see what I see. Sincerely Tom
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