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  • #16
    Originally posted by LETZRIDE View Post
    Are you not worried about anything having gone through your oil pump or anywhere else?

    Also, if you are still doing any work yourself I would maybe consider at least putting up a tarp to provide you some cover from the elements
    Not too worried Mike hopefully the mechanic that fixes it can see how much has come off. Can’t really afford to have it torn apart. So will have to hope for the best. If it’s the lower it would just go to the pan and the oil pickup would not pick it up since their big pieces. I’m going to flush the oil again to be sure.
    08' L76 6.0L 4X4 Chevy EXT.Cab LTZ Vortec MAX with Snug top cover, Dynomax exhaust,Hptuners& K&N intake
    96' Camaro M5 to A4 conversion, alot of mods ,see Homepage. GT35R Turbo http://www.cardomain.com/ride/244123...vrolet-camaro/

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    • #17
      Originally posted by ssms5411 View Post
      Yeah , I try to do most work but can’t do much anymore because of a bad back and had a stroke.
      I totally understand the bad back. I herniated a disk a few years back, and I cant lean over the fenders to work on the car for hours on end like I used to, without being in serious pain.

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      • #18
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ID:	1574440 Pulled the TB off, he said he had to put some sealant in it to stop it from leaking. And I had the external leak so I decided to do the coolant bypass. So it doesn’t leak anymore. Taking my truck next week to get work done on it, so after that I’ll do the Camaro.
        Last edited by ssms5411; 12-06-2019, 08:41 PM.
        08' L76 6.0L 4X4 Chevy EXT.Cab LTZ Vortec MAX with Snug top cover, Dynomax exhaust,Hptuners& K&N intake
        96' Camaro M5 to A4 conversion, alot of mods ,see Homepage. GT35R Turbo http://www.cardomain.com/ride/244123...vrolet-camaro/

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        • #19
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ID:	1574443 Decided to do the intake side as well.
          08' L76 6.0L 4X4 Chevy EXT.Cab LTZ Vortec MAX with Snug top cover, Dynomax exhaust,Hptuners& K&N intake
          96' Camaro M5 to A4 conversion, alot of mods ,see Homepage. GT35R Turbo http://www.cardomain.com/ride/244123...vrolet-camaro/

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          • #20
            Originally posted by ssms5411 View Post
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ID:	1574443 Decided to do the intake side as well.
            best way to do it

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            • #21
              Started it up today with the TB coolant bypass, let it get to 140 degrees temp and the oil looks good. Could the coolant mix with the oil through the TB? Going to let it get to full temp. tomorrow and see if it’s leaking any where.
              08' L76 6.0L 4X4 Chevy EXT.Cab LTZ Vortec MAX with Snug top cover, Dynomax exhaust,Hptuners& K&N intake
              96' Camaro M5 to A4 conversion, alot of mods ,see Homepage. GT35R Turbo http://www.cardomain.com/ride/244123...vrolet-camaro/

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              • #22
                There's a crankcase vent in the tb coming through the manifold, from the driver side head. I suppose if the tb gasket was bad, some coolant couldve gotten into the oil via that vent passage as that vent is generally lower pressure than the pcv side.

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                • #23
                  Originally posted by mdiesel View Post
                  There's a crankcase vent in the tb coming through the manifold, from the driver side head. I suppose if the tb gasket was bad, some coolant couldve gotten into the oil via that vent passage as that vent is generally lower pressure than the pcv side.
                  Yeah thought about that, my TB has a plug in it , so when I run FI I don’t pressurize the crankcase. So it could get sucked in. Going to let it warm up tomorrow and see . Would be pretty cool if that was the case, fingers crossed.lol when I changed the oil it wasn’t much in there just enough to make it milky.
                  Last edited by ssms5411; 12-09-2019, 06:40 PM.
                  08' L76 6.0L 4X4 Chevy EXT.Cab LTZ Vortec MAX with Snug top cover, Dynomax exhaust,Hptuners& K&N intake
                  96' Camaro M5 to A4 conversion, alot of mods ,see Homepage. GT35R Turbo http://www.cardomain.com/ride/244123...vrolet-camaro/

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                  • #24
                    Was thinking about having my coolant system pressure tested if I don’t find the leak, just to be safe.
                    08' L76 6.0L 4X4 Chevy EXT.Cab LTZ Vortec MAX with Snug top cover, Dynomax exhaust,Hptuners& K&N intake
                    96' Camaro M5 to A4 conversion, alot of mods ,see Homepage. GT35R Turbo http://www.cardomain.com/ride/244123...vrolet-camaro/

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                    • #25
                      Started it up today let it get to 180 temp, no leaks, oil looks good, so far it’s good, if it was the lower intake I would assume it would of leaked by now. So I’m letting it cool down so I can add coolant from where I did the TB. Will drive it tomorrow and make sure.
                      08' L76 6.0L 4X4 Chevy EXT.Cab LTZ Vortec MAX with Snug top cover, Dynomax exhaust,Hptuners& K&N intake
                      96' Camaro M5 to A4 conversion, alot of mods ,see Homepage. GT35R Turbo http://www.cardomain.com/ride/244123...vrolet-camaro/

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                      • #26
                        Took it out today and beat on it, no leaks, thankfully. Will change the cheap oil out and filter with Amsoil in a couple of weeks.
                        08' L76 6.0L 4X4 Chevy EXT.Cab LTZ Vortec MAX with Snug top cover, Dynomax exhaust,Hptuners& K&N intake
                        96' Camaro M5 to A4 conversion, alot of mods ,see Homepage. GT35R Turbo http://www.cardomain.com/ride/244123...vrolet-camaro/

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                        • #27
                          Awesome! Glad to hear that you solved the problem!

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                          • #28
                            Originally posted by Namrepus28 View Post
                            Awesome! Glad to hear that you solved the problem!
                            Yes , thanks.
                            08' L76 6.0L 4X4 Chevy EXT.Cab LTZ Vortec MAX with Snug top cover, Dynomax exhaust,Hptuners& K&N intake
                            96' Camaro M5 to A4 conversion, alot of mods ,see Homepage. GT35R Turbo http://www.cardomain.com/ride/244123...vrolet-camaro/

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                            • #29
                              Thankfully it was something simple, and you didnt have to rip the whole top end off looking for that darn leak.

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