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Second Chance Garage

For the Classic Car Restoration Enthusiast

Second Chance Garage

Second Chance Garage

For the Classic Car Restoration Enthusiast

Second Chance Garage

TROUBLESHOOTING

1953-1960 Classic Car Engines Troubleshooting Guide: Engine Oil Dilution

Things to Look For:

  1. Oil contains foam caused by presence of water in oil. Water may be due to condensation within crank-case or to a leaky cylinder head gasket.
  2. Extreme dilution of oil by fuel may add enough liquid to oil to mislead. In extreme cases, oil level may increase. Dilution is greatest when frequent stops are made in cold weather.

The Complete Guide to Troubleshooting 1953-1960 Era American Classic Car Engines