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Old 10-01-2013, 09:31 PM   #1
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a man just brought me one that is getting water in the oil.I first thought it`* an intake gasket..He said it`* been using water for a few weeks,but just started getting in the a day or two..My luck it will be the heads....


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I'm suspecting intake gaskets. They are more prone to failure than head gaskets.
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Yes listen to Mike I did hundreds of intake jobs on the 3.1 and 3.4 engines. I even got to were I wouldn't pull the rear valve cover. I made a tool to grab the end of the rocker arm to pull the push rod out. And I would sneak the intake back under the valve cover.
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I started taking stuff off today..Dang,I ain`t never seen any thing like it..LOL
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After you get the intake off I suggest replacing the O-ring on the oil pump drive while your in there.
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OK..Thank you
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I got the intake off Tuesday.I had to work some where else on Wednesday [on a dang Dodge ]....Thank you 75 Racer,I got the pushrods problem figured out.The gaskets are tore all in to pieces,probably where the water is getting in.I`m going to spend a few days cleaning.
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Remember what I said about the oil pump drive. I usually add a distributor gasket from a V-8 as insurance. Found this pic describing what I'm talking about.

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Thank you ,William..I`ll do it.
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I got it back together today.I`m letting it drain until Thursday before putting in oil.I washed the top good,the oil pan is bad dirty.
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