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Oil coming out of dip stick and valve cover breather

I got a 81 chevy c-10 pickup with a 305 in it. i had changed from a 2 barrel to a 4 barrel. i had cleaned all the carbon out from under the intake manifold befoe putting the new one on. And now i have oil coming out from the dip stick and the valve cover breather. can anyone help on this.

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  • jparker32547 Feb 09, 2009

    on the old manifold it had a spot to plug the hose for the pvc valve on it. they hait split going to the carb to. i put a new pvc valve on it. but the new manifold does not have that spot for the hose

  • reefeater Apr 09, 2009

    i have a 1978 camaro, and it has a 88 350 with 78 305 heads. why does oil blow out dipstick at 60 mph?

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    oil getting into breather from vlv. cover

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    Then it should Come from BASE Plate Of Carb Large Fitting In The Back or Front?

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