Possible Valve Cover/PCV leak after PI swap?

Discussion in '96-04 - 2V Specific' started by kenny150r, Aug 14, 2014.

  1. kenny150r

    kenny150r Member

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    Jun 17, 2013
    Good morning!

    I finished my PI swap, and the mustang is a beast. Will get it dyno tuned and post numbers later for sure. However, I am getting some smoke and burnt oil coming from the driver side near the rear of the engine after the engine warms up a bit. There is no oil on the floor after parking it; the top of the valve cover does has a bit of oil on it near the PCV but not very much. You can see an oil spot just downstream of where the exhaust manifold connects to the midpipe, directly below the end of the cylinder hear.

    Does the PCV valve have a possibility of leaking? I have replaced the valve cover gaskets and reseated them several times so I do not believe that it could be a problem.

    Any pointers would be greatly appreciated!