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#857073 - 03/14/07 07:17 PM Re: JUST changed my oil filter. [Re: JustinH]
DINO_NO Offline


Registered: 02/17/07
Posts: 534
Loc: British Columbia.
Justin
It's a pennzoil filter. That is a fram filter. And yeah, theres a new great canadian oil change up the road, they use big wix filters.
427
My engine has a bunch of crud in it, and cd2 "dissolves sludge" and cleans ALL internals.
May just be marketing, but I doubt it would make anything worse being that it is a softer cleaner/detergent.. not a quick solvent flush
Anyways browse around here. http://www.turtlewax.com/main.taf?p=2,2
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#857074 - 03/14/07 07:24 PM Re: JUST changed my oil filter. [Re: DINO_NO]
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Registered: 12/06/03
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Loc: Austin, TX
No need to browse...I know what the stuff is. Waste your money if you want.
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#857075 - 03/14/07 07:28 PM Re: JUST changed my oil filter. [Re: 427Z06]
DINO_NO Offline


Registered: 02/17/07
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Loc: British Columbia.
well ok, i'll post filter pics after 3000 km
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#857076 - 03/14/07 07:38 PM Re: JUST changed my oil filter. [Re: DINO_NO]
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Registered: 05/27/02
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Loc: Retired | Wausau, WI
They probably installed a Pennzoil PZ9A filter which is the replacement for the original AC filter that came on the car. Larger filters are fine.

Do you know what type of flush they used?

And, is this the same care you reported all the sludge in that I recommended removing the oil pan for cleaning? If so, I still recommend removing the oil pan. Good luck

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#857077 - 03/14/07 07:50 PM Re: JUST changed my oil filter. [Re: Johnny]
DINO_NO Offline


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Posts: 534
Loc: British Columbia.
Hey jhonny, yes actually I removed the pan awile ago
got a bunch of #@$%! out.
And yes, the filter says PZ-9A
as for the engine treatment....
oh lord, on their website they have "slick 50 engine flush"
Ive seen their pennzoil flushes in stores before.. I thought it was that..
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#857078 - 03/14/07 07:55 PM Re: JUST changed my oil filter. [Re: DINO_NO]
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Posts: 534
Loc: British Columbia.
Sorry tellpaul, that is exactly what im telling you about, except I have a different label on mine, same thing though.
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#857079 - 03/14/07 07:58 PM Re: JUST changed my oil filter. [Re: DINO_NO]
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Registered: 02/01/06
Posts: 3833
Loc: NEPA
Change oil and filter again in 1000mi.

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#857080 - 03/14/07 08:05 PM Re: JUST changed my oil filter. [Re: Auto-Union]
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Posts: 534
Loc: British Columbia.
1000 miles, why so?
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#857081 - 03/14/07 08:13 PM Re: JUST changed my oil filter. [Re: DINO_NO]
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Registered: 02/23/07
Posts: 7934
Loc: Walker, MI
Probably to help get the rest of the junk the flush got off the parts of your motor out.
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#857082 - 03/14/07 08:40 PM Re: JUST changed my oil filter. [Re: DINO_NO]
m2200b Offline


Registered: 08/28/05
Posts: 1574
Loc: Alamo, CA
Seems like if you have identified the sludge problem by removing the pan then all of the ways suggested to clean sludge should be used. You seem to be looking for one silver bullet solution. the moptor didn't get that way overnight and won't get better overnight.

I've had good results with frequent changes at 1-2K miles OCI. I've had good results with ARX. I've changed to the biggest filter and I've changed the filter more than once in the OCI. I've pulled the valve covers and the drip pan.
All of those might of cost me $40 total but that car is still running and its alot cleaner than it was before and has better compression.

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#857083 - 03/14/07 08:50 PM Re: JUST changed my oil filter. [Re: 427Z06]
Winston Offline


Registered: 04/07/05
Posts: 1904
Loc: Bay Area, CA
Quote:

If you believe that putting spent hydrotreated, and residual solvent dewaxed petroleum oil in your crankcase is a good thing




427, what will this stuff do? Will it disolve anything? Is it only the risk of the chunks pluggin up the engine?

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#857084 - 03/14/07 09:00 PM Re: JUST changed my oil filter. [Re: Winston]
DINO_NO Offline


Registered: 02/17/07
Posts: 534
Loc: British Columbia.
Winston, This is just a formula of corrosion inhibitrs and extra detergents. That #@$%! he was talking about is bull, it's not going to hurt anything if not make it better.
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#857085 - 03/14/07 09:04 PM Re: JUST changed my oil filter. [Re: DINO_NO]
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Registered: 06/20/06
Posts: 209
Loc: SoCal
Quote:

If I can clean my engine for cheaper, i'll do it.......
If there comes a serious problem then i'll use auto-rx But i can't spent around 40 bucks unless I have to But that's just me.



How much was that flush? Having clumps of goop sticking to your oil pump pickup screen sounds a lot more expensive than $40.
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#857086 - 03/14/07 09:05 PM Re: JUST changed my oil filter. [Re: RD400]
DINO_NO Offline


Registered: 02/17/07
Posts: 534
Loc: British Columbia.
The solvent that pennzoil put in was 5 bucks.
But what im putting in, is like I said earlier... a detergent.
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#857087 - 03/14/07 09:14 PM Re: JUST changed my oil filter. [Re: DINO_NO]
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Registered: 03/21/06
Posts: 10528
Loc: Las Vegas NV
CD2 "Detergent" VOA.
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