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Old 08-06-2008, 02:35 PM
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Originally Posted by nhdoc View Post
There must be a way for oil to get past the exhaust valve stems or else they would not need seals on them. Would you think if you simply omitted the seals on the exhaust valves the car would not burn any oil from leaks past the valve stems?
I agree but the oil loss should be minimal - he does have seals on there. Its really on the intake side where you have negative pressure (on gas engines) that you get most of your oil loss with bad valve stem seals.

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