Originally Posted by yimmy87
now im no expert but all four stroke engines i have ever dealt with have a oil slinger in the crank case if its broken the engine will do just like you described
Non sequitur: my uncle Ray Weaver invented the "oil slinger" you just described. Held the patent for years. Just thought I'd throw that out there in case anybody ever wondered how that little thing got in there. He's the closest thing to a famous person we have in our family.