<VV> Oil cap leaks

james davis jld at wk.net
Fri Dec 9 13:38:37 EST 2016

It is more than droplets of oil.  You can loose a quart in 10 miles @ 60 
mph.  I have done that more than once in 52 years.
Jim Davis

On 12/9/2016 11:12 AM, Smitty via VirtualVairs wrote:
> Smitty says,,,   I don't care if a leaking cap is aggravated by too much blow by, or a stopped up PCV system or whatever.  It is not supposed to leak.  If it is, it should be fixed.  A perfectly healthy Corvair engine can throw droplets of oil up the tube and against the bottom of the cap.
> On another note, I can tolerate a drip on the bottom of my bell housing from crankcase pressure more Than I can on the back of the turkey roaster, if only for esthetic reasons.
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