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I'm with the cam gasket/O-ring vote (I'm such a sheep!). The oil is coming out of there too fast to be a rocker shaft I think. With a head stud leak, wouldn't the drips would follow the case down to the ground and/or leak out to the fins on the bottom of the cylinder?
The cam O-ring and gasket seal against oil that is under pressure and the oil would drip along the back of the cam box like in the picture.
It would be a pain to do this fix in the car IMO. Professionals do it that way but I'd pull the motor and make timing the cams a lot easier.
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Old 01-28-2004, 05:18 AM
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