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Good afternoon!

My 69 FHC has what feels like a greater than average oil leak that SEEMS to be emanating from the upper end of the engine. It's not a regular leak at regular quantities... sometimes it leaves drops, others a decent splash. I'm GUESSING it's coming from the hose connecting the head and the block. Does this sound crazy or plausible?

Thanks in advance!

Aaron
 

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Breather Hose leak

The hose connecting the head and block together is a common leak point. It can be replaced without removing the head but is a little difficult. removing carbs certainly helps. Rotate the tube after it is place to seat. Silicone sealer is a must.
 

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Agree that's a common problem. It's tough putting in a new hose with the cylinder head in place and keeping the RTV where you want it. Clean up both holes really well so the RTV can work!
 
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