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We are finding signs of moisture in the oil on our current 1924 Brewster Knight project.  Is it common for Knight engines to have more combustion blow-by and therefore more moisture in the oil?   Or can the junk ring potentially leak water?


Odyssey Restorations, Inc.

Spring Lake Park, MN

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Dave Bell ran alcohol based antifreeze in his 1929 Stearns Knight and was very quick to advise alcohol based in winter  - I always assumed a slight amount of seepage was a nature of the beast kind of thing via design or just what people had to deal with via parts availability in a later model Stearns Knights. 

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