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Old 11-12-2012, 12:56 AM   #30
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Originally Posted by TKC View Post
Not sure if it makes a difference, but I had 130k on the motor and never changed the vcg before, so maybe it was on its way out?

On a separate note, I saw a post showing an aftermarket, shorter, billet power steering resivior, but I can't remember where I saw it. Does anyone know the manufacturer or where I can find one? Thanks!
Originally Posted by InDiGlOM3 View Post
Interesting. So with this engine/car having enough crank case pressure to blow out your vcg is ok?

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Okay in the sense that it is common on higher mileage vehicles. If the gasket is old and on the edge the pressure created by an S/C install is oten enough to push it over the edge.

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