1994 Honda Civic oil in cylinders

Tiny
COOLBAUGH2008
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  • 1994 HONDA CIVIC
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • MANUAL
  • 210,000 MILES
Ok so I replaced all gaskets on top end of engine and got the timeing set while adjusting the timeing I pulled my plugs and noticed I have oil in two of my cylinders what could cause this im hopeing I don't have to tear it back apart and change the piston rings but if thats the case do I need to do anything else or can I just replace the rings and if for some reason I added to much oil could this cause the problem
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Thursday, March 26th, 2009 AT 9:03 PM

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Tiny
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Hello,

First thing I would do is a compression check. If compression is low and there is oil in the cylinder then there is a good possiblilty that the Head Gasket is misaligned or was damaged during installation.

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Thursday, March 26th, 2009 AT 9:09 PM

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