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#4635495 - 01/15/18 08:43 AM Re: This is THE thickest oil I've ever seen! [Re: gregk24]
mightymousetech Offline

Registered: 04/03/17
Posts: 1480
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Originally Posted By: gregk24
I saw this recently. I don't understand how this could make its way though the engine.

It didn't.
Mighty Mouse Tech
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#4676001 - 02/23/18 10:36 PM Re: This is THE thickest oil I've ever seen! [Re: sasilverbullet]
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Registered: 07/19/11
Posts: 59
Loc: winnipeg,manitoba,canada
My buddy had a VW Passat diesel.I guess the manual said to use Castrol Synthetic.
He didn't know the difference between diesel and gas engine oil so he put in oil meant for a gas engine.
OCI was 10K miles.I saw the oil filter that came out of the car and it was covered with gelatinous goo.
2006 Cobalt 2.2L Ecotec

#4684887 - 03/05/18 08:03 AM Re: This is THE thickest oil I've ever seen! [Re: Konstantine]
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Registered: 12/26/05
Posts: 9654
Loc: Upper Midwest
Originally Posted By: Konstantine
I would love to see the UOA on that substance. Was that synlube? Did I miss something? What politics were discussed? Do we need to get the play dough and therapy kittens out? Shannow, i'm originally from Perth. Where are you, mate?

No, but someone needs go back to the box where they came from.
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