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Oil coming out my breather cap.

Discussion in 'Fox-Body Cobras' started by jrh99, Mar 26, 2008.

  1. jrh99

    jrh99 Member Established Member

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    I've got an s-trim setup and an oil breather cap. I noticed a bit of oil coming out of the breather cap and dripping down onto the engine.
    I've heard this is common, but what is the best way to deal with this. I was told I could use a cotton wrist band and just clean it off from time to time. What do you all think?
     
  2. dragrazor

    dragrazor Member Established Member

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    I have a car color matching wristband around my k/n breather cap. This is a common thing and it only happens when you rev it as the oil pressure goes up.
     
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    FoxSnk New Member Established Member

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    It really has more to do with ring blow-by than oil pressure. Excessive crankcase pressure will find the path of least resistance - which happens to be an open element filter into the atmosphere. Not much you can do, unless you invest in a vacuum pump.
     
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    jrh99 Member Established Member

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    I guess it's gonna have to be a wrist band... maybe I'll get it embroiled. lol
     
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    bat-stang The REAL Dark Knight Established Member

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    'embroidered'--just helping out...I think with the oil, its already embroiled.:thumbsup:
     
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    jrh99 Member Established Member

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    Hahaha... oops.
     

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