BBC rear oil leak

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by rcamacho, Oct 12, 2004.

  1. rcamacho

    rcamacho 1/2 ton status

    Jul 1, 2004
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    I have a 396 BBC that was just pulled, fixed and reinstalled in order to fix a rear main cap leak. Unfortunately it leaks again... I'm taking it back to the machinist this week for a look. Any ideas here? The main seal is not leaking. It either has to be the cam plug or from the machined surface between the cap and block.

    I'm out of $ to fix this problem and really, really need to avoid having to r&r the engine again for milling the caps and line bore.

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