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PCV changed, still blowing

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Old Mar 16th, 2019, 20:50   #1
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Default PCV changed, still blowing

I just used the excellent guide by phil_r on here to help change my entire PCV system (box and pipework). The engine is running again but under normal idle, it blows a lot from the crankcase. I put a glove on there and it was like strapping it to the end of a hand dryer. I have not done the glove test above idle revs. There is still a lot of excess smoke too which I think is over fuelling (hopefully). I thought of dropping the oil sump and cleaning that out but there's a massive engine support bracket in the way. Any ideas on what I should be doing next please? I'm running out of ideas! Thank you.
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