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Where is it leaking from? It could be as simple as a missing/loose oil plug or oil filter. Unfortunately it could also be a rear main seal. Some Chev v8's have an oil cooler line that connects near the oil filter. The "o-ring" in that connector often fails resulting in rapid oil loss.

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