Post Tagged with: "oil consumption"

Q&A / Tech

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: How to Choose (or Build Your Own) PCV System to Control Oil Vapor

I have a 472-cubic-inch engine in my ’69 Cadillac and I have a problem with oil vapor covering my nice new aluminum valve covers. I had a PCV valve on the […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Why is My Rebuilt Engine Still Using Too Much Oil?

  Q: I have a 1968 or 1969 Ford 390 engine. I had the block re-bored and was told to use moly piston rings. When I was finished with the rebuild, […]

Q&A / Tech

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: What’s Causing Excessive Oil Consumption in My Engine?

I’m having a problem with the small block 383 in my Impala. The engine was new about two years ago, but I keep having problems with the spark plugs loading up […]

Engine & Exhaust / How Tos / Tech

Quick Tech: How to Reduce Oil Consumption in GM LS Engines

It’s a fact: GM LS engines consume excessive amounts of oil. Supercharged or turbocharged engines, as well as engines regularly run to the rpm limit, use even more. One reason for […]