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Originally posted by patkeefe
Brian,
As I found out at 0545 this morning, you are exactly correct; it will hydro lock and push the oil back up the vent tube. So, although it was OK for a while the past few days, I tried to use the car to go to work this morning. I didn't get a mile from home. When I got back in the garage, it had shot oil everywhere, and onto the heat exchangers. Nothing like having to take a fire extinguisher to the underside of the car at 0600.

I think part of the problem is that the tee was at the level of oil in the sump. I'll try builing a catch can today at work. I looked at some commercially available cans, and they seem to be a bit too deep for my application.

Pat
did you get the new muffler??? just curious
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