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Old 04-11-2019, 03:39 PM
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Originally Posted by frostyflammable View Post
The rings (as far as I understand) do not seal completely, there is a small amount of space from where the rings would completely seal so it could technically work its way between the rings. It is IMO very likely that if the engine was angled enough for the oil to go past the rings it would end up on top of the piston.
My grandparents brought a dingo up to me ~500mi and it sat upside down the whole way, cylinder was full with oil when I got it, after pulled the plug and spun it over a bit good to go but smokey startup. Burning off the extra oil left.