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1979 chevy 350 modded to 383 stroker i have been

1979 chevy 350 modded to 383 stroker 4 barrel edle brock carb bored .40 over, has a performance cam from crane cams but i dont remember the lift. The problem is i have been blowing the dipstick out and it spits oil out the dipstick and oil steam comes out the valve cover breathers what could be the issues? Bad oil pump maybe??

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Your dip stick might be hittin the crank(put the stick in with the motor on ,if you feel the dip stick vibrating your hittin the crank).Your oil pressure may be to high.Oil pressure should be 15-20psi at idle and about 10psi per every 1000rpm.Also your breathers sound if they maybe clogged.A little crankcase vapor is normal.(I just built a 383ci for my Nova)

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Sounds like the engine can't breath,
make sure pcv valve is good,or oil cap is vented.
your engine is building up pressure and has no where to vent,so it blows the easiest thing,the dip stick

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