Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2003 18:35:19 +0100
From: "Adrian England" <>
Subject: Re: does modyfing the crankcase ventilation system do any harm?

Simon Putz wrote: > Hi, > > im wondering if removing the crankcase ventilation hose on top of the > engine of my 9000T that goes to the intake manifold and to the air > intake tube and plugging the ends does any harm to the engine. > thought the engine would burn better and not get this oily smoke > inside again and i also wouldnt have to clean the throttle body so > often. also where does the other big hose that goes from the same > plug in the intake manifold go to (somewhere to the wheel arch, but > cant follow it to the end. > > bye > > simon By putting the crankcase breather pipe in an area of vacuum (most of the time) the whole crankcase is held below atmospheric pressure. This makes it much more difficult for oil to find its way past piston rings, oil seals etc. The effect is to reduce oil contamination of the fuel air mixture and oil consumption to boot HTH -- take off "ospam" to mail me

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