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Old 02-27-2011, 06:37 PM
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Default Re: Something new and kinda sorta 100 years old looking

Originally Posted by corgi1 View Post
I don't think its so much how much they leak as it is when they leak(and they do/will) at 100 lb pressure pushing past the rings,and then the return pressure back the other way is less pressure and the so pressure builds in the crankcase like an air-compressor starting up,,,,,the larger the breathing vent/tube the less the oil is forced out by the pressure through a small opening,it has space to run back into the engine as air passes out rather than be squirted out like a fire hose,
Ohhhh I see, says the blind man. I'm going right down to my basement and putting a proper breather on this thing if it takes me all night!!

Well, maybe tomorrow, but I get it! Do you realize the trajectory of that steam spray from the filler plug? Not good.
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