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Old 05-23-2020, 11:55 PM   #41
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Default Re: white steam from breather and water tailpipe

Looks like head gasket to me.
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Old 05-24-2020, 12:14 AM   #42
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Long block. It’s go cat. I told him and he’s not really interested. Would coolant get into the oil if I had a bad head gasket?
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Old 05-24-2020, 12:16 AM   #43
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Also. I pulled my lower hoses off and only the drivers side of the engine drained. The passenger side is still full of coolant. Could the passages be clogged?
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Old 05-24-2020, 12:19 AM   #44
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Here are a couple more photos of the cylinder in question
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Old 05-24-2020, 12:19 AM   #45
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Long block. It’s go cat. I told him and he’s not really interested. Would coolant get into the oil if I had a bad head gasket?

Well go cat go dadeo.

No, less the rings were bad and you had a leaky headgasket. or a crack.


Milky oil??? You never mentioned the bore?



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Old 05-24-2020, 12:19 AM   #46
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Head gaskets are Best. They look perfect
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Old 05-24-2020, 12:21 AM   #47
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My new oil turned to mayonnaise just doing a compression check on the motor
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Old 05-24-2020, 12:25 AM   #48
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You might have a internal issue. Sorry


Buy a set of new gaskets for 30$ and run them out. If it's still the same, well. Cheaper then a new rebuild at this point. If still bad, well... 30$ is the least of it.


Still strange you have decent compression? Might want to a leak down or name the builder.



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Old 05-24-2020, 12:40 AM   #49
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If the coolant doesnīt drain there must be a serious clogging in the pump or something...
At this point some kind of "block bandaid" aproach comes to mind...not much to loose if you have a crack..
Whatever you descide donīt run the engine with water in the oil for any extended period of time.
I would pull the pump where coolant donīt drain and check whatīs going on.
Then caustic cleaner in the block to get rid of oil...a lot of flushing...evaporust for whatever rust is left...a lot of flushing...block sealer !
Done right this wonīt hurt your internal engine parts and may save the block...if not itīs mostly your work involved and not to much money.
Fingers crossed you can save the block...
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Old 05-24-2020, 12:45 AM   #50
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thanks a lot. I will try this. Could this be an issue that cause all these problems I am having?
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Old 05-24-2020, 12:53 AM   #51
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Try a new overbore best gasket and spray tac it. Then go from there.

A block sealer may work too. Not that you spent 9k on a rebuild.

You may will still have issues. It's life dude.


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Old 05-24-2020, 12:53 AM   #52
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Start by getting the coolant passages clear...get pump off...check that the block has been cleaned in the waterjackets.
One step at the time verifying what has been and not been done.
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Old 05-24-2020, 12:54 AM   #53
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Try a new overbore best gasket and spray tac it. Then go from there.


You will still have issues. It's life dude.


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If the coolant doesnīt drain out of one blockside adressing the coolantflow first maybe ??
You are way to fast here man
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Old 05-24-2020, 12:56 AM   #54
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You also. I edited my post as you were posting Still hopeful a gasket change might do it. Milky oil is subject. Think not


I'm going off this is a total rebuild. Clean tested block.
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Old 05-24-2020, 01:02 AM   #55
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But as i read it coolant is still in one side of the block after bottom hoses was removed ?
That means there is a serious blocking in the pump or block on that side...that must be adressed before anything else.
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Old 05-24-2020, 01:05 AM   #56
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I agree. I think there is a lot of issues going on here for a rebuild. They keep changing. One thing at a time would be my suggestion. I might think the block was never cleaned or checked (for a rebuilt block).
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Old 05-24-2020, 01:09 AM   #57
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Ill be pulling off the pumps tomorrow and will post results. I am at a total loss for words. I WAS a total rebuild. I will post the receipt for the motor.
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Old 05-24-2020, 01:15 AM   #58
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Water pumps aren't putting water in the cylinder, one thing at a time. Only way water gets into the combustion chamber ever is a head gasket or a crack. Best of luck.
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Old 05-24-2020, 01:21 AM   #59
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Here is the receipt for the rebuild
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I'm not clicking on a pdf nor should anyone here. Besides it doesn't matter. Best of luck!!!
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