Burning oil

Asked by Jan 17, 2017 at 10:18 PM about the 1990 Chevrolet C/K 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I got a Chevy c1500 with a 305 5.0 and it
burns oil really bad and can hardly keep
oil pressure I keep oil in it it runs fine until
it gets warm then the pressure drops and
it wants to die it will stay running at times
but will die if I don't give it gas right away
if I put it in reverse or drive I got to give it
gas  the second I shift or it will die

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