1975 FERRARI 308

  • Tiny
  • dom35
  • 1975 Ferrari 308

Engine Mechanical problem
1975 Ferrari 308 V8 Two Wheel Drive Manual

the blowby I am getting is thru my air pipe that goes to my carbs
the car misfire oil straight to my valve covers
extremely high pressure to the valve covers

engine was rebuilt 4 years ago did not drive the car to often maybe stuck ring
or oil pump that is driven by belt

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009 AT 8:31 PM

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  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
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Hi there,

This blow by will be a ring problem, engine compression is by passing rings and over pressurizing the sump causing this problem, you should be able to identify the problem cylinder/s with a leak down test or a wet & dry comp test.

Mark (mhpautos)

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Wednesday, April 15th, 2009 AT 11:25 PM
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  • Dr Loot
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Mhpautos is correct most likely we are not getting the whole story here sounds like you took it out and hot rod it and ruined it, do you want to sell it?

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Wednesday, July 21st, 2010 AT 2:23 AM
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  • dom35
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Yea I want to sell

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Wednesday, July 21st, 2010 AT 4:23 AM

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