<VV> 110hp oil burner after serious overheat

Hugo Miller hugo at aruncoaches.co.uk
Sun Nov 24 11:46:20 EST 2019

Valve guides/seals?

On 2019-11-24 11:21, N2VZD TIM via VirtualVairs wrote:
> I have a motor on my stand that was in my rampy. As I have written
> before , I really cooked it going to the Clark's show via the Mohawk
> trail on suspected under octane gas. I was trapped for at least a 
> mile
> with no place to pull over and traffic behind me.Anyhow it runs great
> , compression OK , oil pressure OK etc. I tore it down last winter. I
> looked things over , no sign of problems you are all going to ask if 
> I
> checked. I put new rings in ,ran a new light 220 finish on cylinders.
> Ran it , saw smoke from right bank , removed manifold , smoke was 
> from
> #3 only. So I bought a new matching piston / full fin .060 cylinder
> and replaced it. That cured the smoke. I can not see the problem with
> the old Cylinder , and had the shop look at it. So now it still 
> really
> burns a lot of oil still. I was hoping to get away with only new
> pistons or only new cylinders , but I guess I have to buy 5 more sets
> of both? OR maybe a set of pure stock stuff .This is one of 7 or more
> motors I built like this
>  , all others run fine with no such problems.
> Regards, A very tired Tim Colson
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