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Most likely a blown head gasket from severe overheat condition.

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That's usually an indication of coolant (antifreeze) getting into the oil. It can mean quite a number of things. A bad head gasket, a bad head, a crack in the block, etc... Sometimes a product made by "Lucas" called head gasket sealer works. It's a pretty good product and cost around $30 a bottle. I'm not quite sure of what information you're seeking as the comment was somewhat vague. It's not a good idea to drive the vehicle with the coolant in the motor oil as it reduces it's viscosity and is sure to cause further damage. Change the oil and filter asap and give the Lucas a try. I hope that's what you were looking for as I would have difficulty going any further unless you comment back and clarify exactly what you are seeking.

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S. Sly is right. You have motor oil in your water and it IS headgasket time. Mill the head and make it perfectly flat, again. About $50 as a machine shop operation, alone.

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