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Old 11-12-2012, 04:00 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by bigjae1976 View Post
Ok but how much do you want to bet as soon as you put a new VCG on there it won't last long. VCGs leak but don't blow out under normal circumstances. You need to check the crank case hose which originally went to the OEM separator. If its kinked or seeing boost it will blow out your gasket. Not something to overlook.
I think I miscommunicated then. The VCG didn't "blow out" but basically there was a bad oil leak coming from the bottom (seen oil all over the exhaust manifold heat sheild) and in the front where the two dips are at the front of the vanos.

The crank case hose can't be kinked because it's plastic.

New gasket is in place with new valve cover for good measure. Also did the vanos seals repair while I was in there. Car runs great! Thanks.
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