<VV> 85 miles-4 qts

Bill Elliott Corvair at fnader.com
Mon Oct 17 12:34:04 EDT 2005

Ops, I didn't realize you were dealing with a turbo. I fully concur it's much like likely to be the turbo seal.


On Mon, 17 Oct 2005 12:32:22 -0400, Bill Elliott wrote:

>I once had a '67 coupe (110/pg/posi/ac) that used virtually no oil around town, but would burn through a quart every 15-20 miles at highway speeds. The 
>issue was severe blowby due to stuck and/or cracked rings. (Heads were fresh... likely making the problem worse).  At idle you could remove the oil cap 
>get some significant airflow out.... try that and see if you have blowby coming out.


>On Mon, 17 Oct 2005 11:39:22 -0400 (EDT), Don Schaefer wrote:

>> Based on the POs statement, and what I had picked up from what I had read, I replaced the fuel pump, changed oil and filter before I even started it. 
>driving it home I replaced the fuel tank, hoses, filters, AND the fuel return which was blocked off at the filter. The old oil showed no sign or smell of fuel 
>doesn't now. There is just a dime sized oil spot on my concrete, so it must be burning it? I'll be the first to admit I am inexperienced concerning engines and 
>engine work. I have a Chevy mechanic who will advise me, but I'm not sure how much he knows about Corvairs. I have most of the books to help. 

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