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Leaking oil under car

I think theres a problem with the oil filter cause right where it at thats where it driping from also theres like antifreeze driping from the cat. why is that ?........1983 caprice classic v8 5.0

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Check and see if your oil filter is tight, if being loose wasnt the prob. remove it and see if whoever replaced it before accidently left the old gasket in between the new one and block. as far as the antifreeze goes sounds like a gead gasket

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