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Originally Posted by javadog View Post
That’s not possible. If the cat plugged completely, the engine would stop immediately. As long as it was running, exhaust was flowing in only one direction through the cat. The flow may be substantially reduced but it is still moving in the same direction as normal.

Even if what you say is possible, and it is not, it still doesn’t get into the crankcase.
Not true. It plugged completely once and it did indeed run. I'm telling you from experience. I'm not guessing. The engine shut off completely and black smoke belched out of the tailpipe when it happened the first time but then started and ran and yes the cat was completely plugged off.

How does silicone from a lack of filtration get into the crankcase?
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