Sure Looks pretty.
You did use the large vent hole head gasket, right?
There are concerns with your valve cover to block connection.
Can explain more if you like.
Be sure to do a first fire video.
sphenicie wrote: bkelly wrote:
This will be my solution to oil farts.
I'm going to run a line from the crankcase to the valve cover to balance the pressures. I have the PCV blocked off and will run a catch can.
oil farts? wa wa what?
running a line from the crank case to the v/c, what?
blocked off PCV, wa wa what?
you do understand, that PCV does NOT stand for PASSIVE Crankcase Ventilation?
your 'catch can' must have POSITIVE crankcase ventilation.
Its more of a preemptive approach, and it’s very possible this engine will also see boost and a new cam profile in the future. I know Subaru runs a crankcase to head vent in their boosted engines.
Its overkill but I would rather keep it equal rather than positive in the future.
I will use the stock PCV port in the valve cover to run to a vent to atmosphere catch can. The PCV port is tapped so I can remove the plug at any time and install a PCV if need be (no emission laws here)
This is a fresh build so I’m not worried about blow by, right now it’s an added air vent for the head to block for oil flow. The cam spec was good and I have the oil restrictor in the block. I know some people with OF’s would pull the dipstick to solve the OF issues.
Worn cams may be the issue but I had the parts laying around so I figured I would try it. If it doesn’t work I can cap the AN fittings.
If someone thinks different please express your thoughts.
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