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Does anyone know if the crankcase breather from an MV18 (vertical) will function properly on a horizontal M18? They are different part numbers but the only difference I can see (from pics online) is that the reed is going to the left on one and to the right on the other. I can see why the vertical application requires this as oil would run through it due to gravity but on a horizontal application the breather is on the top of the engine so I'm thinking its orientation shouldn't matter? My problem is I am getting some drops of oil in the air cleaner housing.

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Brettw

Although I could not say for certain, I believe it would not matter on the horizontal. I think the breather can be installed either way on the horizontal, so if it's the same size and configuration, I don't know why it wouldn't work. Caveat: I have no experience with the verticals.

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