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    High heat resistant ATF ?

    Hi guys, i'm looking for an ersatz to esso LT 71141 ATF Most important spec is for the atf to be high heat resistant. What do you reckon one should use ?
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    Worn Audi 1.8t

    check rod bearings edit : higher viscosity oil would only be a temporary fix.
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    What to use to temporary fix sludged oil rings ?

    Hi, i just saw a car for sale in my country, cheap, but it's like 700 km away. the owner says it has bad piston rings. I know that these engines have a well known issue of sludge building in the oil ring when the oil changes are not done soon enough. Before opening the engine to clean and drill...
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    Clutch drag

    bad flywheel bearing. Saw it once on a ford transit, i scratched my head a long time before figuring it out.
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    Dexron III Mixed with 3309 - AW55

    Flush it... 16L will get 95% out at least, so that won't be an issue
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    Cleaning a car engine's carbon deposits with water

    I use to floor it, at least once a day, it's a low power car, - 45 hp - so to get it up hill you need to floor it. I even took it on the highway at 130km/h (that's 80mph) for about 40 km (25mi)
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    Cleaning a car engine's carbon deposits with water

    Oh ! i know that place ! not too far from me, although i never saw that ferrari !
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    Cleaning a car engine's carbon deposits with water

    It isn't known that much over here in France... I also enjoy bringing and testing stuff we don't have on shelves here : I recently found out i had a bent rear axle and i fixed it with a EZ-Shim... this is 100% unknown here, and when i went back to the alignment to test again, it worked, so i...
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    Cleaning a car engine's carbon deposits with water

    <img src="/forums/graemlins/crazy.gif" alt="crazy" title="crazy" height="15" width="15" /> yes i'm crazy, but the endoscope shows it worked ! (except for one cylinder ?!?) <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjdCPDx2bmY" target="_blank">Video</a> CC included
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    2001 Michelin MXT sudden internal structure fail

    It's not a bee it's this : <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horse-fly" target="_blank">https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horse-fly</a> In france we call it taon, it's more like a big fly, but it bites hard !!!! Citroen SM, what a wonderful car !! love it !
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    2001 Michelin MXT sudden internal structure fail

    Yes they were 14 years old, i thought the only danger was as the rubber became harder, it would loose grip... i'm mesmerized that such a thing could happen without a pothole or a kerb being hit
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    2001 Michelin MXT sudden internal structure fail

    If you wonder, the car is a french Citroen AX... it's a very small car, with small 145/70R13 tires, but 640kg, and not a huge top speed either (45 hp!)
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    2001 Michelin MXT sudden internal structure fail

    <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMVqsbKwhH4" target="_blank">The video here</a> Hey guys, Friday, i was driving back from work, and i suddenly heard a burst noise, but not very loud... I thought about my tires, so i swerved a bit to feel if i had a flat tire...doesn't seem like...
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    Rotella T6

    If you plan on short tripping or running long OCI, go for it, turbo diesel oils are particulary good for this since diesel engines pollutes their oil more.
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    overfilled is overhyped

    If your car has a lot of blow by and you overfill... holy cow, it's gonna smoke more than in jamaica
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