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rejeep

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Re: MMTR Mini
« Reply #210 on: October 22, 2018, 10:24:17 PM »
A lot of people swear by the blue devil brand of stuff.
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Re: MMTR Mini
« Reply #211 on: October 23, 2018, 11:01:49 AM »
I used blue devil to fix my old mini van head gasket leak. It worked.... but only kept the van a few months after trying it. So can not attest to the longevity of the fix. For comparison its was leaving a white smoke screen behind it while running. After it didnt smoke at all. It was like 4 hour job when i did it if i recall correct

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Re: MMTR Mini
« Reply #212 on: October 23, 2018, 01:05:43 PM »
Blue Devil doesn't make snake oil for ring seal/compression. Just for head gaskets.

My problems are stuck rings/ scored walls.
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Re: MMTR Mini
« Reply #213 on: October 23, 2018, 04:26:05 PM »
Lucas is just petroleum goop with no additive package. Use to thicken oil when 20w50 isn’t enough. Just an attempt to keep oil thicker at temp so it doesn’t get by. It’s only use is for milking stuff along IMO but that’s the goal here.

If rings may be stuck, I’d do MMO or Seafoam. Mercedes diesels are known for sticking rings from carbon. Wagon and 240D have both had rough running shakes remedied with this treatment and then synthetic oil after. Takes time though.

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Re: MMTR Mini
« Reply #214 on: October 23, 2018, 06:23:56 PM »
Sea foam in crankcase?


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Re: MMTR Mini
« Reply #215 on: October 23, 2018, 06:45:48 PM »
Sucked through the brake Booster
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Re: MMTR Mini
« Reply #216 on: October 23, 2018, 08:51:33 PM »
Sucked through vacuum line won’t really reach rings. Right in the crankcase is where I’ve used it.

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Re: MMTR Mini
« Reply #217 on: October 23, 2018, 09:13:15 PM »
I may have a goal of either fix or kill via snake oils. Could be fun.


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Re: MMTR Mini
« Reply #218 on: October 23, 2018, 09:26:27 PM »
Absolutely. I’d not dump Lucas, Seafoam, etc into crankcase of anything I cared about and/or wasn’t on its last legs.

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Re: MMTR Mini
« Reply #219 on: October 23, 2018, 10:00:05 PM »
I’m a Lucas believer. It seems to give an extra moment of cushion in case of lost oil pressure.


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Re: MMTR Mini
« Reply #220 on: October 23, 2018, 10:29:55 PM »
...in a 5.3 you don’t really care about that actually has a chance of seeing zero oil pressure. You’d never run it in your TDI or any Cummins you own is my point. 99.99% of people buying it are throwing money at diluting the additive package in their oil :)

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Re: MMTR Mini
« Reply #221 on: October 24, 2018, 08:02:47 AM »
Lucas helped got the dumpbus home after rings vacated #6 and I was having minor issues keeping oil inside of it

so not-not in any Cummins I own ;)
But point taken.

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Re: MMTR Mini
« Reply #222 on: October 24, 2018, 11:11:11 PM »
today's dumb windshield time thought: if I did links instead of leaves, could I line things up so as to have little enough change in driveshaft length that I could just let the CVs at the transmission take up the length change?

more of a design challenge than anything that would actually be a reasonable consideration. certainly would be more expensive. but a thought exercise I thought you could all make fun of me for :)
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