where oh where did the oil go?

Ernest Montague afm199 at earthlink.net
Mon Oct 1 18:21:44 PDT 2007


no if you are running stock carbs (  I seem to recall that) the oil 
vents into the airbox)

My previous motor times 2 had some serious mileage on it and easily 
consumed a half quart in a day, the current motor burns none.


On Oct 1, 2007, at 6:12 PM, Jo Rhett wrote:

> Um.  I need to go looking.  You know, I think its entirely possible 
> that I've been running illegally all year, because I just found a Todo 
> in my list for getting a catch can.  The hoses might just be running 
> down into the belly pan...  I'll pull it apart and double-check.
>
> On Oct 1, 2007, at 6:10 PM, Ernest Montague wrote:
>> catch can?  The Sv can blow a shitload of oil out the vent
>>
>>
>> On Oct 1, 2007, at 5:32 PM, Jo Rhett wrote:
>>
>>> So before I left for Infineon I had 2/3rds full showing in the 
>>> window.
>>> 4 15min practices on Friday. 1 practice, 2 races on Sunday.  That's 
>>> not a lot of time.
>>>
>>> Oil is quite a bit below the window.
>>>
>>> Odd things:
>>> 1. No obvious leaks
>>> 2. No oil in belly pan
>>> 3. Safety wire on drain plug is intact
>>>
>>> I guess the only other possible conclusion is that the rings are 
>>> shot and its burning oil?
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
>>> #553 WERA West / AFM
>>> #5 SMRRC
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>
> -- 
> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> #553 WERA West / AFM
> #5 SMRRC
>
>
>
>



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