<VV> Blow By Question

Matt Nall patiomatt at aol.com
Tue May 28 18:12:35 EDT 2013

Two questions:

With the oil showing an inch or so above the full mark at 1500 RPMs is the
engine still being properly lubricated?

Directly related - it is safe to drive short distances until it can be





 Sure  it's "safe"  ...around town...     Is there lots of Blowby coming out the 1/2 Tube at the air filter??  If Not... something is plugged up!

If excessive smoke is emitting from the 1/2 tube;

1    if the guy's not able to refresh the rings.....   use thicker oil!!   STRAIGHT 30     or  40 wt!  You won't hurt anything  in the summer.

2  Add another breather to replace the oil filler cap....  to a catch can... we've seen this many times on Vairs and other engines

Matt Nall
Charleston, Oregon


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