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Old 12-10-2009, 07:17 PM
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Originally Posted by wilson009 View Post
Intake Manifold Gasket Question

I removed my old Manifold gasket so I could start getting the engine clean and prepped for assembly.

I noticed that oil had seeped below the gaskets and weeped out onto the block.
I suspect the gaskets were just brittle so it was escaping, but is it normal for the intake manifold to have oil? I know I saw oil in the line that went from the Vacuum pump to the Manifold.

Keif?
No, that's not normal. Thats one sign of engine blowby where oil is escaping paste the piston rings and getting into the air intake system.
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