[ROVERNET - UK] oil anyone?
vmi2148 at bigpond.net.au
Sun Oct 3 07:25:48 BST 2004
I thoroughly recommend Nulon when engine has had a rebuild.
Don't know about worn enignes.
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From: "Mike Shaddick" <mikshdik at ozemail.com.au>
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Sent: Saturday, October 02, 2004 5:36 PM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] oil anyone?
> At least one tappet (hydraulic lifter) rattles like blazes, especially
> when the engine is cold.
> The oil I have been using is Penrite HPR 30, which is a 20/60 multigrade.
> My inclination is to give the motor a good flush with a commercial flush
> additive followed by a second flush with light (sae 10) and then to fill
> with straight sae30 (asb Fritz) - with a Nulon Teflon additive.
> This is to avoid stripping the top end down to get at the lifter (s) and
> replacing it (them)
> Please let me have your thoughts.
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