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How much blow by is too bad ? The lil blow by bottle is gone from my truck and I've noticed the front axel and undercarrage getting a light film on it . Takes a few hundred miles to do so ....Is this bad? It has abou 199,XXX miles all stock when i bought it . My oil level always stays normal ... Any info on this would make me sleep better at night im not looking forward to a new motor just yet :CRY::$::thud:
 

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Lots of people get worked up over blow by.. dont unless your burning lots of oil or so low on compression the truck wont start. you have to remember these trucks vent to atmosphere unlike other engines (PCV) your going to see something comming out of that hose,, vapor/oil mix

so sleep well at night and dont mine the little drops of oil that your cummins leaves in the driveway as she marks her territory
 

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Lots of people get worked up over blow by.. dont unless your burning lots of oil or so low on compression the truck wont start. you have to remember these trucks vent to atmosphere unlike other engines (PCV) your going to see something comming out of that hose,, vapor/oil mix

so sleep well at night and dont mine the little drops of oil that your cummins leaves in the driveway as she marks her territory

Sweet thanks bro .....Glad to hear she's not dying on me yet :thumbsup:peelout:woot:
 

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how about 2 quarts in 5K miles?
 

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how about 2 quarts in 5K miles?
She hasnt used any oil , my levels been fine every oil change and every morning i check it :hyper:
 

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:eek:hno:I'm talking about mine. 98K miles.
 

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:woot: planning on upgrading turbo and was worried more boost = more blow by. :$:
 

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Nope your good to go , just talked to the head wrench turner at work , he said lil bit is normal she's just breathing . once it use's a few quarts a week then worry :thumbsup
 

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Thanks, I'll definatly sleep better tonight.:thumbsup And here I thought I drove over the Exon Valdez.:lol3:
 

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Cummins say up to a quart every 1,500 miles is normal..
 

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Well if you makes you guys feel any better, I bought my truck with a 145,xxx on it and the whole front of the engine and everything below is covered in oil. But did my first oil change at about 8500 miles since the last oil change according to the windsheild sticker and........wasn't low on oil at all.
 
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