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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Apr 21st, 01, 11:04 AM Thread Starter
 
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i just started my motor today after rebuliding it and this foamy stuff started to come out of the oil dip stick tube and the breather? and now it looks like water is coming out of my rear main seal whats wrong with it?

its a sbc 400
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Apr 21st, 01, 02:46 PM
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is the foamy stuff yellowish?
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Apr 22nd, 01, 09:21 PM
 
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You obviously have a major leak within the motor. It is probably as simple as an intake gasket but it could be as serious as a split cylinder wall. Drain the oil (and water) as soon as possible and remove the filter to get as much as possible out. Leave the drain plug out so that it can continue to drain overnight. Remove the manifold carefully to determine if the water leak is actually traceable to that source. If a slipped or defective intake gasket is the problem you should be able to spot it.
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