Originally Posted by Ted
If the crank case breather isn't big enough,,and I don't think a 1/8th hole is,,the piston when rising can create a vacuum and suck steam/water into the crank case, the piston need to breath, it displaces air when rising and dropping.
Same thing that was rolling around in my brain, so it will have a filter on the intake in place of the carb. Just need to figure out how to mount it. Probably will find the appropriate sized grommet and go that route.