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Old 10-18-2012, 08:28 PM
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Originally Posted by jayd_2 View Post
What will cause a good running engine to burn lots of oil?
Borken ring land, rings upside down, valve seals, some strange restriction in the oil system causing oil not to leave the head fast enough and flooding the heads, scratched or out of round bores, missing rings and so on...

Gaskets are always the first suspect.

Pretty much as long as its fresh and has good strong compression it will burn up a ton of oil. Wouldnt be suprised if its still strong on 7.

they make oil fouler devices its like a tube that moves the spark plug back. It can stop it from craping out the plug every few hundred miles. But not a fix for sure. even if its just a gasket you dont want the carbon build up.

A leak down and compression test will shed some light on the problem.
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