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Old 06-14-2018, 08:39 AM
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i put on a set of speed engineering headers this weekend, i am losing oil now and keep burning oil right and getting a burning smell from the passenger side, anybody have these issues after header install??
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is your dipstick tube seated properly?
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Check to make sure you seated your oil dipstick tube all the way seeing it's on the passenger side id look there first
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it looks like it is im going to pull it back off tonight and check that first
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Happened to me too, make sure dip stick tube is in all the way in block, oil sprayed my nice new headers wasnt too happy about that

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Not the dipstick I can't keep this boot from touching the header
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I reccomend the MSD wires, you can bend the boots to clear away from the header, or just twist the wire at the top on the coil side enough to where it will start to make the boot bend away from the header
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Ok well that wasn't it either I'm sure that was part of it I'm stumped guys anything else you can think of
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Originally Posted by cooperthetrooper View Post
Ok well that wasn't it either I'm sure that was part of it I'm stumped guys anything else you can think of
Man if it's not the dipstick tube then idk what it could be to be honest. Unless you developed a valve cover gasket leak, its gotta be the dipstick if its oil
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