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    G48 or G05

    Hi CleanSump. I wonder if Mercedes did things differently in Europe? From what i can ascertain, they used a G48 -Blue- up until 2014. After that it seems they have moved to a G12-Pink-.
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    G48 or G05

    Hi. Fwiw. I contacted BASF in Germany, they make Glysantine that is in the G series coolants. I asked the difference between G05 and G48 being as they are both HOAT. They replied. 'The main difference is that G48 is made for engines with a higher share of aluminum and G05 is made for engines...
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    For all the F-14 lovers on the Forum.

    I also suggest a youtube channel called 'Air Combat Experience'. It is operated by to former F14 guys. Craig-'Crunch'- Snyder and Dave-'Bio'-Barannek. On one of the vids, they interview one of the F14 guys Bob-'Jumby' Castleton who fired the two Phoenix missiles at Iraqi jets. He explains what...
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    For all the F-14 lovers on the Forum.

    Thank you for for sorting that link Astro.
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    For all the F-14 lovers on the Forum.

    Well i was going to post a link to an F14 Pilot interview but the 'video is not available'. Sorry about that. Moderators may ditch the thread until i can sort it. Video was youtube and called F-14 Tomcat Sunset - "Puck" Howe
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    USAF grounding F-35 for ejector seat issue

    Hi. There are indeed differences in US and UK words and spelling. Two nations divided by a common language and all that. As Martin Baker is a British company and they themselves refer to them as 'Ejection Seats', i accept that i was incorrect. It is not an earth shattering mistake, but i do...
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    USAF grounding F-35 for ejector seat issue

    I stand corrected sir. I will also admit to being somewhat embarrassed.
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    Pentosin CHF202 Alternatives or Substitutes?

    Hi. Are Motul products available to you? https://www.motul.com/gb/en/products/multi-hf They list Pentosin CHF 202 in the OEM Performances list.
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    Had a ride on the B-29 'Doc'

    Hi. I am very envious of you. I mean that in the nicest way possible. A truly wonderful experience.
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    USAF grounding F-35 for ejector seat issue

    Hi. Royal Air Force just had a similar issue with ejector seats. I wonder if there is a link. https://news.sky.com/story/red-arrow-jets-and-typhoon-warplanes-grounded-over-potential-issue-with-ejector-seats-12657216?dcmp=snt-sf-twitter Terrible accident back in 2011. A Red Arrows Pilot killed...
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    Cool P-51 Video - England Perspective

    Hi Astro. Duxford is a great place. I have spent many days there. I recommend it to any forum members that find themselves in England. You were unlucky to catch rain. We are experiencing our driest summer in 46 years. Water use restrictions are not far away. I hope our border control people...
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    G48 or G05

    Hi. That is a great list. So for Jeep vehicles pre 2010 it states G05. MS9769 For Mercedes - the engine manufacturer - pre 2014 it states G48. MB325.0 One UK manufacturer of G48 lists it as up to 3 year service life. https://www.commaoil.com/passenger-vehicles/products/view/563. That does...
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    G48 or G05

    Hi. What is the list you mention please? Thanks.
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    G48 or G05

    Hi. My 2008 Jeep with the Mercedes OM642 diesel engine requires a HOAT coolant. It is due a coolant change. Both G48 and G05 are available to me. Is one better than the other? Many thanks.
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    Mercedes 722.6 fluid advice please.

    Hi. Just done a partial fluid change on my Jeep. It uses the german manufactured 722.6 transmission. I sent some old fluid for analysis. Viscosity was fine with Viscosity @ 100°C (cSt) 6.07 Copper was high Cu - 335 As was tin Sn - 22 This has been flagged up as possible bronze issue. Where...
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    Tom Cruise P51

    Hi. I did not realise he flew jets too. It must be nice to be able to afford to buy and operate these aircraft. Having said that, he is very successful at his job and has made a ton of money. Good luck to the guy is what i say. When interviewed he always comes across as very amiable. Does not...
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    Jeep W5J400 - Mercedes 722.6 ATF Analaysis.

    Just in case i misunderstood loneryder. The Ravenol ATF+4 is a Chrysler approved and licensed fluid.
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    Jeep W5J400 - Mercedes 722.6 ATF Analaysis.

    Hi. Thanks for replying. I used the Ravenol ATF+4. That is the fluid that Jeep recommends for the Transmission when used in a Jeep.
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    Jeep W5J400 - Mercedes 722.6 ATF Analaysis.

    Hi. A little background information first if i may. I have a 2008, Diesel Grand Cherokee. It has the OM642 Engine coupled to the W5J400 Transmission. This is Jeep's designation for the Mercedes 722.6. The W5J400 was made in Germany by Mercedes. My Jeep has 102,000 miles on it. The fluid and...
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    Mercedes GL350 - 7000 miles on tested oil, 85,000 miles on engine.

    Hi. My Jeep has the OM642 engine, albeit without DPF. My lab test at 5,000 miles showed Fe at 28ppm and Al at 7ppm. This was using Petronas Syntium 5w-30.
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