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New Manifold and Carb on a 66 289

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Old 04-08-2010, 04:38 PM   #11
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Vehicle: 2010,1966,Ford,Mustang
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Well this just trurned into "what the hell just happened to my car!?" I went to drain out the oil today for a change and when I opened up the drain plug the oil that came out was milky and wreeked of a combo of fuel and coolant. It seems like what I thought, the leak is in the manifold and coolant/ fuel is leaking out into underneath the manifold in that little tray above the cam (dont know what its called. Any Tips on what I should do next?
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Old 04-09-2010, 04:21 PM   #12
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I'd do a quick compression check first, and then yank the intake manifold off. It's not rare that the intake manifold gaskets leak at the corners if not installed properly.

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