Engine keeps leaking oil

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Hi Mick.
I'm not suggesting this is a cure but I think a lot of people with a deep sump run the oil level nearer to minimum. When I first fitted my larger engine I filled to max on dipstickmand had a rubbish breather. Result oil everywhere . Now running sand seal,csp breather box and oil filled to minimum on dipstick. No leaks at present.
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Cheers lee I will try and run at lower level but I think I need a breather box to nice to know I'm not alone with problems good to share results thanks

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Ah yeah, forgot about oil levels. Good thing about threads like this is that they kind of refresh your knowledge as more people input to them. I don't run a deep sump but found that if I filled to max level it tended to blow out until it was about 3/4 mark on the dipstick then stop. Guess it was finding its own level of sorts.

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Cheers lee I have pm you my e mail if you could find it I would appreciate it thanks

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I run a deep sump on the 1776 and yep with oil level any higher than 3/4 oil gets dumped out the bottom of the stock breather tube onto.the floor, I run a breather box which vents from the rocker covers and run a scat pulley, no leaks
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