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Old 04-15-2002, 03:02 PM
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Not sure about possible engine damage, but too much oil would put the oil level in the pan within reach of the bottom of the crankshaft counterweights. With the crank in motion, they will agitate the oil, causing foaming.

Foaming oil does not travel through the various oil passages very well...
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