[Spridgets] Spridget blowing oil when jacked up...???
peter at nosimport.com
Tue Jun 24 11:16:16 MDT 2008
If you have a 1275 type timing cover with the vent spigot going to
the intake manifold, I wouldn't worry.
If you have the plain unvented timing cover I'd have to give it more
thought, .... Maybe examine rockerarm bushings, etc.
At 12:04 PM 6/24/2008, Dave G. wrote:
>I couldn't think of a better way to describe what happened....
>When the beast is straight and level, engine runs OK with no smoke after
>the initial fire-up...
>Yesterday, I had the back jacked up (only the back - wheels about 18" off
>the ground) to set the rear brakes..
>While up on the jackstands, I fired up the engine and it blew blue (oil)
>Back on the level, no smoke... !!
>Anyone have a good explanation why this happens??
>Dave G. KK7SS
>'65 MK III Sprite in Richland, WA
>"Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time."
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