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Oil leak in between head

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    Oil leak in between head

    Hello guys not really new to the forum normally just creep but I have a 99 camaro ls1 m6 tranny found an oil leak in between head and block on passenger side on number 6 is it a headgasket? It is not overheating any ideas?

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    Can you post a picture so I can specifically see what you are talking about? It will be easier to diagnose that way.
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    Any chance it is from the rocker cover and not the head?

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    that's also right where your pcv valve lays.....my money is either a valve cover leak or a leaking pcv hose or valve. The orings on these valve covers do a pretty good job but if it's ever been opened up then all bets are off.

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    Alright guys found out it is the head that is warped so ima patch
    It up until I can afford the heads I want thanks for the help!!!!!!!

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    It has never been overheated?

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    No coolant, just oil ?
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