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Old 11-29-2011, 08:43 PM
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You're right on the money, Slapper. For me the last serious case of what you describe was a 19 Kaw on a Dane Surfer--90 hours on the unit. The blower housing was packed up to the level of ignition coils with clippings/debris. Upper seal, breather cover and one head gasket leaking. The two back cap screws in the breather cover(under the flywheel) could be turned out with fingers. As a bonus, the exhaust valve on the blown head gasket side was stuck open.

BTW, Slapper, that turkey gravy won't work on buttermilk biscuits, for me anyway.
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Old 11-30-2011, 07:35 PM
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With the grass growing season winding down, the easy gravee
Responses are getting few and far between.

I know turkey gravy could never replace Jimmy Deans on a biscuit,
But it aint bad. I smoked 3 15 lb birds for 7 hours and they were some
Of the moistest smoked turkeys Ive ever seen. I took all the drippings
Including the giblets and turned them into gravy.
Over 80 people and nothing but praise. Though it does get to be like work.
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Old 11-30-2011, 10:54 PM
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Its not the breather cover,granted its dirty but the oil"s not coming from there . The top of the main seal has a pool of new oil on it ( fresh oil ) and its draining down the sides of the block...
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Old 12-01-2011, 07:27 PM
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Its either scratches on the crank tearing up the new seal or a bad top bushing.
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Old 12-01-2011, 07:49 PM
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Actually, the top bushing is replaceable. Do a search on this site,( top bushing) it appears quite do-able. I thought I remembered someone posting about it a while back.
Also, if the crank seal area is badly scored, you should be able to find a Speedi-Sleeve to fix it. If not too bad, just clean it up with some crocus cloth
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Old 12-01-2011, 10:27 PM
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blown head gasket, crankcase filling with compressed air
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Old 12-01-2011, 11:07 PM
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Stihl, you nailed it .
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Old 12-02-2011, 06:34 PM
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If you had that much crankcase pressure, it would be blowing oil from the pto and the gov seals also.
Some pics and oil usage history could have been helpful.
I'd tear it down and fix everything.
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