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Old May 21st, 2013, 08:05 AM   #1
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Default 1979 doge 360 gas in the oil

Just purchased a truck from Arizona that was supposed to have a seized engine.
Truck has Edelbrock carb and intake.
Starting looking at it and the crankcase was filled with gas/oil. about 10quarts total
Drained out the mixture and filled with fresh oil.
Disconnected the mechancical fuel pump and ran an electric into a can of gas.
truck fires up and runs great so far.
Electric fuel pump will push fuel past floats and flood engine, so we just ran the pump intermittently.
Why or how would crankcase fill with gas?
Would bad manual pump leak into crankcase?
Could fuel siphon into carb and drain tank if floats were sticking?
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