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Unread 07-02-2013, 01:28 AM   #46
xrunndonex
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Is use castrol gtx I use it and change my oil religiously and I took my valve cover off awhile ago and it was super clean could tell in some spots it was sludgy though but the oil washed most of it away. I also use hasting filtera

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Unread 07-03-2013, 02:14 AM   #47
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Holy ****..
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Unread 07-03-2013, 08:20 AM   #48
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Originally Posted by kens97sto171 View Post
ATF has great cleaning abilities.
old myth that was likely never actually true

modern motor oils are far better at cleaning than any spec of ATF
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Unread 07-03-2013, 09:27 AM   #49
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Straight soap mixed in the oil. Used a full big bottle. I wouldn't recommend it lol.
Yeah... I'd only try it IF I won the Lotto, AND had a spare engine sittin around.

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Unread 08-04-2013, 09:42 AM   #50
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Well the sludge motor is finally put back together and running. Sounded a little weird on initial start up but its getting better the longer I let it run. Only time will tell on this one.
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