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#261522 - 09/23/02 08:09 AM Re: CD2 Engine Detergent
MolaKule Offline


Registered: 06/05/02
Posts: 18306
Loc: Iowegia - USA
Dragboat,

Looks like a parts cleaner or industrial solvent. Handle carefully.

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#261523 - 09/23/02 08:30 AM Re: CD2 Engine Detergent
dragboat Offline


Registered: 06/04/02
Posts: 1933
Loc: Oklahoma
Well I just posted the Amsoil Engine Flush MSDS sent to me from Amsoil [Smile]

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#261524 - 09/23/02 08:55 AM Re: CD2 Engine Detergent
sprintman Offline


Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 11006
Loc: Canberra ACT Australia
Now more than ever after reading the above I'll be staying with Auto-Rx. Green 'n clean

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#261525 - 10/04/02 05:10 PM Re: CD2 Engine Detergent
dragboat Offline


Registered: 06/04/02
Posts: 1933
Loc: Oklahoma
Nevada,

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Hydrotreated spent lube oil (petroleum ) 70-80 wt
Residual oils,petrleum,solvent dewaxed 20-30 wt
360 F fashpoint

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#261526 - 10/05/02 04:59 AM Re: CD2 Engine Detergent
Frank Offline


Registered: 05/28/02
Posts: 2164
Loc: Jacksonville Beach Fl
"Little Coffee Cup Seal Test" Guys, I'm sure you know that there are many chemistries that will NOT HARM SEALS. They won't cause swelling after
you have used them to clean your engine. What good is it if the seals start leaking? Perhaps because XXX Product cleaned so fast that
third party abrasives lodged behind those seals? XXX Products don't liquify anything; pieces dislodged go to the filter or the oil pan (if all goes well), the exception is seals. They have an affinity for third party abrasives which means "leaks".
Frank

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#261527 - 10/05/02 07:39 AM Re: CD2 Engine Detergent
MolaKule Offline


Registered: 06/05/02
Posts: 18306
Loc: Iowegia - USA
Same here Sprintman.

I think I'll stick with Neutra or Auto_Rx as well.

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#261528 - 10/07/02 05:53 PM Re: CD2 Engine Detergent
Anonymous
Unregistered


Thanks for all the replies! I think I will just give the Schaeffers 131 Neutra a try. I just wish that it was a little easier to find. I will order it through this website.

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#261529 - 01/18/03 09:34 AM Re: CD2 Engine Detergent
Racer X Offline


Registered: 06/17/02
Posts: 30
Loc: Champaign, IL
See this thread for my experience with CD2 Oil Detergent. Summary - my oil consumption rate in a Saturn SL2 almost doubled. So it worked, but not like I had hoped.
[Eek!] Saturn rings stuck

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#261530 - 01/20/03 08:07 AM Re: CD2 Engine Detergent
mebanditws6 Offline


Registered: 10/07/02
Posts: 188
Loc: Evansville, In.
Katsdad,

I was wondering the same thing. Autozone is the only place I know of that sells KW Flush around here. I think I'll go buy a can of it (only $2.50) and mix it with the correct ratio of oil to flush and put it in a coffee cup like Bob said. It doesn't suprise me it ate away at the cup because there was no oil in it. KW does advertise that it is harmless to moving parts, so there might some merit to that. Other flushes I've seen didn't advertise that.

Jason

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#261531 - 01/28/03 01:23 AM Re: CD2 Engine Detergent
Rick Offline


Registered: 01/26/03
Posts: 491
Loc: Ottawa
So is it ok to use the Gunk motor flush?

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#261532 - 01/28/03 01:39 AM Re: CD2 Engine Detergent
Dr. T Offline


Registered: 05/28/02
Posts: 2480
Probably...I used it at my last oil change. Not sure if it did anything per se. Personally though, I don't see the coffee cup analysis as being worth much as there is NO styrofoam in one's engine. Secondly, the stuff MIXES with the oil and hence, even though the chemicals may be toxic and damaging on their own, when diluted with the existing oil, they probably only "beef-up" what's already in the oil to begin with so that more extensive cleaning may occur. I think unlike auto-rx though, that you're only getting a 'surface' cleaning and/or a rinsing effect...kinda like mouthwash vs. a professional cleaning.

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#261533 - 01/30/03 10:34 AM Re: CD2 Engine Detergent
eldawg4100 Offline


Registered: 11/30/02
Posts: 258
Loc: IL
on my first car ever i had a junky motor with high miles... lifters, or something, tapped like crazy. 2 bottles of the cd-2 stopped it (the stuff in yellow bottles claiming to quiet lifters, valves)

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#261534 - 01/30/03 06:07 PM Re: CD2 Engine Detergent
Dr. T Offline


Registered: 05/28/02
Posts: 2480
eldawg4100, how long did you keep it in there though? It seems like the instructions are vague..."you just add to the oil when doing oil change or anytime"...but, it doens't give a proper cleaning interval.

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#261535 - 01/31/03 10:14 PM Re: CD2 Engine Detergent
mebanditws6 Offline


Registered: 10/07/02
Posts: 188
Loc: Evansville, In.
Was it the Cd-2 that is the oil detergent stuff or the thick stuff to stop leaks and or quiet lifters?

I'm gonna go buy some CD-2 oil detergent and see what it does to a coffey cup. Will post the results later today.

Jason

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#261536 - 01/31/03 10:18 PM Re: CD2 Engine Detergent
mebanditws6 Offline


Registered: 10/07/02
Posts: 188
Loc: Evansville, In.
Oh I almost forgot I'll also get some Rislone detergent and see what it does to the cup. The thing is though is I can't find the add anytime formula anywhere around here. I'll keep looking but so far I've been to Autozone, O'Reilly, and Wal-Mart. They only carried the 1 quart stuff. I'll go to Advanced today and see if they have it, but I doubt they will.

Jason

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