Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Blow by issue

  1. #1
    casual poster mickdunn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Location
    Sutherland Shire
    Posts
    52

    Default Blow by issue

    Hi guys,

    I have a 350 in an old camero. There is significant oil smell when I give it a boot. Stinks the boat out. I'll be rebuilding the heads next winter, but I'm trying to minimise it to get through summer.

    In guessing the valve stems are worn. Its only when I give it a boot, at idle it's fine. Should I run a breather hose to the carb , like the pcv hose is? I'm guessing the smell will get sucked into the engine like the pcv side does ??

    Also, This boat has a vac advance on the dizzy, I'm yet to remove it and plug the holes. Would this have anything to do with it ? And yes I've replaced the pcv valve already.

    Cheers. Mick.

    Just noticed the pcv hose isn't connected in these pics. But it is now.

    Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2017
    Location
    Nth Qld
    Posts
    653

    Default

    HI
    Do a wet and dry compression test
    Do a leak down test on each cylinder
    Report

    Correct Pcv and correct hose [incorrect hose collapses]
    Correct oil level
    correct grade of oil
    Are the intake gaskets sealing preventing the exhaust from pressurising the sump

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Blow Through VN 304.....
    By KRUPTOR in forum Holden V8's
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 31-05-2013, 08:22 PM
  2. 304 blow by
    By ssnu in forum Holden V8's
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 18-03-2013, 10:48 PM
  3. Holden v8 Blow-By
    By stroked253 in forum Holden V8's
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 15-06-2010, 10:19 AM
  4. Street Machines Blow'n and Turbo'd issue..
    By CherryBomb in forum Members Lounge
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 16-09-2009, 11:19 AM
  5. Blow by on a 308
    By neval8ina308 in forum Holden V8's
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 12-01-2008, 08:49 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •