Recent Topics
Engine oil accidently added into transmission
by Mazatrol
08/30/16 09:51 AM
Oil for 1996 Mazda B4000 pickup
by schuylkill
08/30/16 09:16 AM
Shell gas $80 rewards cars for $52 Deal ends 9-1
by gojoneeded
08/30/16 09:12 AM
Cleaning a carpet stain....Help!
by mjk
08/30/16 07:39 AM
Windshield: can it be repaired?
by supton
08/30/16 07:12 AM
Sea foam for my car?
by NavyVet88
08/30/16 07:04 AM
Anyone have experience with Chinese stereos?
by 55Test
08/30/16 06:37 AM
A 14.5 billion dollar bill for Apple
by Pop_Rivit
08/30/16 05:58 AM
ATF as engine oil flush?
by Jabbo
08/30/16 04:17 AM
Delo 400 for transmissions?
by Jabbo
08/30/16 04:04 AM
ATF: Dexcon III?
by Jabbo
08/30/16 03:59 AM
List an oil Additive you'd use / No Comments
by SuperDave456
08/30/16 02:33 AM
Newest Members
davebe, Logos, alphanumeric, koidragon1980, iliveonnitro
58961 Registered Users
Who's Online
97 registered (Alfred_B, 1JZ_E46, alarmguy, Andrei, 4WD, Al, 8 invisible), 1446 Guests and 10 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
58961 Members
66 Forums
253767 Topics
4166284 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#298278 - 12/21/05 06:33 PM Thicker Oil for Auto-RXing
'00obw Offline


Registered: 02/19/03
Posts: 230
Loc: SLO County, CA
Do you think using a slightly thicker oil will help the Auto-RX process. I think the theory goes that thicker oil will cause more friction and thereby scrub better. My Subaru calls for 5w30 normaly but I was wondering about using 10w40. Just a thought.

Top
#298279 - 12/21/05 06:54 PM Re: Thicker Oil for Auto-RXing
uconn1150 Offline


Registered: 03/19/03
Posts: 694
Loc: Texas
Actually, thinner is better. It will allow the A-RX to "splash" everywhere and clean. Also, when rinsing, the thinner oil will remove more contaminants.

Top
#298280 - 12/21/05 07:00 PM Re: Thicker Oil for Auto-RXing
dbdeland Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 388
Loc: Deland,Florida
OOobw,

Thicker oil will not make any difference in the Auto-Rx cleaning the instructions will inform you to use what ever oil you have in your engine.

For the rinsing phase you should use non synthetic oil good luck

Top
#298281 - 12/22/05 08:29 AM Re: Thicker Oil for Auto-RXing
Gary Allan Offline


Registered: 09/28/02
Posts: 39806
Loc: Pottstown, PA
Flow certainly has an impact on where it cleans. Look along the right edge here compared to the rest of the head.

 -

So you want the max "slinger" effect that you can muster ..or so I reason [I dont know]

Top