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Old 12th May 2009, 19:29   #31
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Engine oil flush is possible for both Petrol and Diesel engines.

A engine oil flush every 20,000 Km or at least every 40,000 km is highly recommended. It enhances engine life and cleans the carbon deposits and sludge deposits from the engine.
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Old 12th May 2009, 21:32   #32
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I will advice using some flushing oil after engine flush, to remove all the residue's.

Remove original oil after the flush additive job, fill in flushing oil (the same quantity as engine oil), it costs about 70-80 Rs per liter. Run the engine at raised RPM 1500 for about 10-15 mts, and drain the flushing oil (you will be amazed).

Replace filter and fill in the new synthetic oil.
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...Remove original oil after the flush additive job, fill in flushing oil (the same quantity as engine oil), it costs about 70-80 Rs per liter. Run the engine at raised RPM 1500 for about 10-15 mts, and drain the flushing oil (you will be amazed)...
Jaggu,

Experience with any specific brand that you have? While I am doing this, might as well go the complete mile.
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Castrol is easily available in bangalore, though almost all manufacturer will have it, but usually sold as bulk stock (better carry a can). I picked it up from a shop @ commercial street, right after the signal towards ulsoor rd
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Is this used engine oil ?
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Is this used engine oil ?
No way mate!

If that was the case, it will be definitely counter-productive.
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No way mate!

If that was the case, it will be definitely counter-productive.
You have your answer from happywheels; its NOT used oil, its a thinner oil which is good for rinsing out the internal, at low revs only. Dont even think of running around with this oil, its just a cleaning oil.
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Is this used engine oil ?
Don't know if OT, but there used to be large scale clandestine operation of collection of used engine oil from southern states including Kerala which ended up at Coimbatore where it was recycled (filtered/chemically treated/coloured) and filled in containers of all brands and supplied to dealers everywhere. I came to know about this in the early 90s from a big oil dealer at Thrissur. No idea whether it still continues.
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o.k. i just did the flushing. ABRO flushing liquid. add to existing engine oil and let idle for 3 mins. thats it. drain.

then put in new oil filter and added in fresh Delvac MX.

initial visual inspection by peering in after removing the oil filler cap, showed almost squeaky clean innards. and after the oil change, the oil in the dip stick was still proper golden and translucent. earlier, even freshly changed oil used to be black on the dip stick.

lets see how it goes long term.

and while i was at it, also changed the coolant and the gear oil.
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No way mate!

If that was the case, it will be definitely counter-productive.
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You have your answer from happywheels; its NOT used oil, its a thinner oil which is good for rinsing out the internal, at low revs only. Dont even think of running around with this oil, its just a cleaning oil.
Ooops my bad fellows... I meant "recycled" engine oil
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Ooops my bad fellows... I meant "recycled" engine oil
So, is it still being marketted?
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check out the web site Welcome to BG Products, Inc. if this is available in India ,i highly recommend it.Car dealers use this product as additives during service.they include toyota,nissan ,honda,mercedes,bmw to name a few.Also good product is Lubro Moly oil and fuel additives .German car makers especially BMW and VW and Mercedes often use this product.Lubro Moly product Ventil sauber is very good for fuel injectors.Diesel purge is excellent as diesel injectors get dirty quickly
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I liked what I read on the BG site. Anyone know if its there in India ? Would recommend it to Dad. I am going down to my local automobile store to see if they have this brand in Australia. I have been on the lookout for something of this sort and this seems perfect. Just dont know if its available down under , its there in US and UK for sure.
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i have purchased a can of BG44K, poured half the contents in the tank and topped up with fuel. lets see how it works on my alto. had googled a lot about bg and have always found positive results and recommendations.
i think results will start showing up after half the tank is empty.
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Old 21st May 2009, 23:20   #45
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My Zen has completed 1.10 k km on the Odo, it runs like a dream. Thought of engine flush around 90k km but finally decided against it. I feel that a engine flush after so many km might create problems like wearing of rings etc. Though MASS had done a Engine de-carb at 80k km. What are the views of forum members?
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