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Date: Thu, 06 Mar 1997 10:17:08 -0800
From: npenney <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Flushing Engines not
> But why not use a flushing oil made for that purpose if we can get it in
> Australia you should be able to get it in the states,
A flushing oil/agent is a solvent, or at least a thinner of the oil. What
trying to do is losen and disolve oil and and deposits when you flush. Now,
about what that means to the oil that is/was attempting to lubricate your
It's being disolved and thinned even more then the sludge stuck on the sides of
things and laying in the bottom of the pan. This is not a good thing to do to
oil that's attempting to protect your bearings.
The problem with gunk blocking your filter and passages still applies even if
use a specific flushing agent. It doesn't matter what the agent is. The gunk
broken free can, and often times does, get up into the oil passages, partially
completely blocking them.