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'68 sporty trouble

Post Wed Apr 08, 2009 10:29 pm
k56 User avatar

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a buddy has a 68 sporty and way overfilled his primary by 2 qrts. said he drove once around the block and now has oil spurting out of the check valve breather hose at the bottom of motor. i helped him drain the oil and we replaced with the recommeded 2 .5 pts. still spurting oil out of the bottom breather hose. did he screw up the check valve? any suggestions?

Post Wed Apr 08, 2009 11:16 pm
k56 User avatar

Posts: 57
he also changed the motor oil...may have too much oil in the oil bag?

Post Sat Apr 11, 2009 2:27 am

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Location: Crewe, Great Britain


Never check K or X oil tank level on cold engine!!! Same for tranny level... They all wet sump to an extent when standing unused...


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