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Oil up by Distributor

Post  smackjack on March 21st 2015, 6:28 pm

I'm wondering if anyone has had this problem....if so could it be bad o-ring on MSD Distributor?
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Re: Oil up by Distributor

Post  DaveMcLain on March 21st 2015, 6:32 pm

Usually but not always the oil comes from a leak at the end of the intake and it collects at the base of the distributor.


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Re: Oil up by Distributor

Post  bbf-falcon on March 21st 2015, 6:38 pm

Throw the intake gasket away if you haven't already.Silicone at the china walls for the win.

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Re: Oil up by Distributor

Post  smackjack on March 21st 2015, 6:41 pm

smackjack wrote:I'm wondering if anyone has had this problem....if so could it be bad o-ring on MSD Distributor?
should i try to wipe a good silicone on it before I have to pull manifold?
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Re: Oil up by Distributor

Post  maverick on March 21st 2015, 7:36 pm

Nope. Won't seal after the fact. Lift the manifold.
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Post  smackjack on March 21st 2015, 9:30 pm

ok
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Post  10.0 on March 21st 2015, 9:34 pm

Just brakeleen off and apply silicone, may seal up ok.

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Post  the Coug on March 21st 2015, 10:20 pm

10.0 wrote:Just brakeleen off and apply silicone, may seal up ok.


I have cleaned up those messes before not the right way to fix the problem do it right and remove the intake ...
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Re: Oil up by Distributor

Post  cool40 on March 21st 2015, 11:26 pm

I'd make sure of where its leaking from. I've had a few blow oil out the dip stick tube and pool up,just say'n. Suspect
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Re: Oil up by Distributor

Post  72mav on March 22nd 2015, 1:12 pm

Replace the "O" ring if there is one under the distributer flange. Cant remember if there is one or not, should be. Id look,but my junk is 600 miles away! Lol Very Happy
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Re: Oil up by Distributor

Post  bbf-falcon on March 23rd 2015, 4:42 pm

cool40 wrote:I'd make sure of where its leaking from. I've had a few blow oil out the dip stick tube and pool up,just say'n. Suspect

True that. Very Happy

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