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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Nov 19th, 02, 08:18 AM Thread Starter
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i opened my iol filler cap on the valve cover today to add some oil, however i noticed that there was a fair amount of oil just kinda "Sitting" there doing nothing. i started the car and let it warm up since it was cold out, and i watched to see if the oil went somewhere, but it didnt, it kept on "Sitting" there doing nothing, it looks like a puddle of oil in there, and im sure if i were to remove the valve cover the oil would pour out, im assuming this isnt normal, but then again what do i know, thats why i came here to ask you guys "The Pros" what should/shouldnt i do ?

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Nov 19th, 02, 09:02 AM
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if there is crude in the motor it could be plugging up the drain holes in the heads.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old Nov 19th, 02, 09:20 AM
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crude is what oil is refined from.

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old Nov 19th, 02, 09:42 AM Thread Starter
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it wouldnt surprise me, the previous
owner(s) neglected this fine peice of automobile something terrible. i suppose the best thing for me to do is pop the covers off, i am going to be replacing the engine but not until spring, so it couldnt hurt to pull the covers and take a look-see.


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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old Nov 19th, 02, 10:15 AM
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If there is a baffle you may just be seeing oil setting on the top of it.

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old Nov 20th, 02, 04:19 AM
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CRUDD ?????????

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