<VV> 110 Question

Harry Yarnell hyarnell1 at earthlink.net
Mon Nov 12 17:18:32 EST 2007

Was this from a cold or hot start? Did it go away? Sounds like oil getting 
down the valve guides (stem seals), but that's just a educated guess...

harry yarnell
perryman garage and orphanage
hyarnell1 at earthlink.net
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill H." <gojoe283 at yahoo.com>
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Monday, November 12, 2007 5:15 PM
Subject: <VV> 110 Question

> B"H
> While there's a thread that's hot regarding engines...my 69 110 started up 
> the other day in a cloud of blue smoke :=(
> I checked the oil level and found it about 1/2 quart low.  This only 
> happened like 2 times, yesterday I didn't notice anything unusual.  I felt 
> inside the
> tailpipe (when it was cold of course) and no greasy oily residue was 
> there.  FYI, all smog gear was removed ages ago by a previous owner.
> I'm planning on checking compression in all cylinders, but does anyone 
> have any experience with this type of symptom?
> Also, any suggestions for checking compression (besides following the 
> general directions that come with the test gauge)?
> Thanks all...Bill Hershkowitz 69 Monza Sport Coupe 110 PG
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