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#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.

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#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.

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#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

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#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.

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

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