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Im pretty sure its not my timing, the install went so smooth I read lots of fourms on how do it I think I did it right but just not have it I got in oil and in radiator! Im thinkin the oil in radatior is left over from the last head gasket failure when we did the radatior flush you could see the there was still oil in radatior its just at the top by the cap the overflow is clean antifreeze.. my main consern is this blowby and this sticky stinky oil.
Every truck has blowby. Is yours out of specs? It will take few good antifreeze change outs before you get rid of the signs of oil . If your oil level is fine, drive it for awhile and drain coolant on nice and hot engine.
1997 4x4 extended 138K, ATS Auto, ATS 5 star TC, 4GSK, 16* timing, 5x0.12s, #100, gauges, 6" lift, 37s, 4:10, Detroit locked front, Ford knuckles, brakes and free spin hubs, rear LSD with Chevy wheel cylinders
No idea, there was so much oil in the radiator after the second HG failure and so cold I just brought it to Goodyear for a flush and they flushed it properly but either the oil in my radiator is left over or I have another blown head gasket but I really don't think its that... And I use mobil delvac 1300 super 15w 40 diesel oil from Wal-Mart been using it for years never failed me
I could be wrong, the "white" coming from your dipstick might be water vapor escaping.
crank case pressure will cause heat to anything. Pressure increase = temp increase. You might be some how steaming off moisture in the engine from the last HG. And the white is the water escaping and flashing to steam at atmospheric pressure. Water + oil looks white-ish/yoohoo colored.
Sorry for the engineering answer.. cant help what I am haha.
Did you check to see if the block it self is not cracked, where it mates with the head? You mentioned antifreeze leaking around where the head mates with the block, hope this is not a case of "53 block".
Check to make sure the blowby vent is not plugged with white slime.
Before starting the engine i would crack the oil drain plug and see if water drips out.
If not warm the engine up, drain the oil and refill with new filter.
Use liquid dish washer soap and water to flush the cooling system.
flush with soap (running untill t-stat opens each time) flush at least 3 times.
Then flush with clean water 2 times.
You will need to fill with concentrate coolant due to the water that is held in the block.
Then reassess the blowby.
Remember a large vacuum leak can add to blowby.
Block is fine, not cracked nor warped. Ill have to check the. Blowby breather again but I don't think its clogged and just going to put it out there my oil is not "white sludge" the oil has its normal color.
Thanks for the lil radiator right up didn't know if I should run it with just water or not.
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