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Old 10-11-2011, 04:31 PM
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Originally Posted by stegman
thx again, iam runnung zinc have shelf 10w40, going to run it up and down the open hwy tonight. i may do a leak down as well, but all the plugs look good and even. could i have to much oil in it? i have a 6 qt. pan and filled it to the proper dipstick mark or should i try running 5 qts. just a idea...........thx again...........
The plugs are not a good indication of what is causing the blow by. The issue that is letting pressure is getting into the crank case will not necessarily let oil up past the rings. I had 2 busted pistons and was not buring oil and the plugs were fine.

As the others have said, drive it a little more before you panic. If it doesnt go away a compression and leak down test are in order.
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