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Old 02-25-2012, 08:59 AM
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Tom, there wasn't a lot of oil in the coolant, just a thin layer at the top.
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Old 02-25-2012, 02:05 PM
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Huh! So, how did the oil get into the coolant? The oil isn't pressurized around the headgasket, but the coolant is. Both times I had mine let go it only put anti-freeze out over the water pump and the second time it blew between 5&6. The only way I knew it was a headgasket was because of the "THUMP THUMP THUMP" sound coming out of my intake.
Tom there are oil pressure ports going through the head to lube the rocker shaft assembly. Oil pressure is about 4x what coolant pressure is.
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Tom, there wasn't a lot of oil in the coolant, just a thin layer at the top.
Oh, OK. I thought there was a bunch of oil in the radiator........
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