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#2597304 - 04/12/12 02:40 AM Re: Beginning Kreen treatment, with PICS.. [Re: Airbrush_it]
ltslimjim Offline


Registered: 08/06/10
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Originally Posted By: Trav
I hope you have good luck with this but it looks pretty bad, deposits this heavy may well be beyond anything in a can.
That being said run it a few cycles, if you notice significant improvement then keep using it.


Yes, and hope the OP keeps changing the oil filter rather frequently when using kreen.

I'd be looking at the oil filter every 500 miles for peace of mind, but definitely no later than 1,000.
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#2597309 - 04/12/12 02:56 AM Re: Beginning Kreen treatment, with PICS.. [Re: ltslimjim]
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Absolutely, that stuff needs to go somewhere.
I would be concerned about the pickup screen, hopefully the sludge dissolves and passes through into the filter.
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#2597322 - 04/12/12 04:21 AM Re: Beginning Kreen treatment, with PICS.. [Re: Airbrush_it]
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Personally, I'd pull the oil pan after the first full treatment if easily done enough.
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#2597440 - 04/12/12 08:47 AM Re: Beginning Kreen treatment, with PICS.. [Re: Airbrush_it]
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I would not pull oil pan or try clean anything inside, I would just doing normal oil change regularly. and compare to what ever you did now to the engine compare to preview owner did, you do this engine a favor. Good luck and keep update, love the pix update smile
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#2597507 - 04/12/12 10:00 AM Re: Beginning Kreen treatment, with PICS.. [Re: MetalSlug]
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I check my filter twice a week, its a drop in canister so thats easy enough. Pulling the oil pan is not easy on this car, so for now I'm sticking with checking the filter often, and 500mi OCI.
I am aware that this may be too much for a product to handle, but its worth a shot. And if it works, I'll have great documentation for others..

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#2597528 - 04/12/12 10:18 AM Re: Beginning Kreen treatment, with PICS.. [Re: Airbrush_it]
Trav Offline


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If your checking the filter i would do 1K oil change, might as well get the full use out of the product.
It may take 5-6K to get this cleaned up.
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#2597537 - 04/12/12 10:23 AM Re: Beginning Kreen treatment, with PICS.. [Re: Airbrush_it]
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Registered: 07/24/10
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Originally Posted By: Airbrush_it
I check my filter twice a week, its a drop in canister so thats easy enough. Pulling the oil pan is not easy on this car, so for now I'm sticking with checking the filter often, and 500mi OCI.
I am aware that this may be too much for a product to handle, but its worth a shot. And if it works, I'll have great documentation for others..


if it work or it does help clean. its not just skeen doing all the work, its because you changing oil sooner. I think skeen help some but I also think oil alone is the biggest thing to help this engine clean. Still think skeen is just another over hyper product. and year from now prepare for another hyper product replace skeen like they replace auto rx. Engine oil alone is the best to help engine clean. Good luck.
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#2597559 - 04/12/12 10:48 AM Re: Beginning Kreen treatment, with PICS.. [Re: Airbrush_it]
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skeen? Did I miss another enigine cleaner?
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#2597591 - 04/12/12 11:20 AM Re: Beginning Kreen treatment, with PICS.. [Re: MetalSlug]
Trav Offline


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Still think skeen is just another over hyper product. and year from now prepare for another hyper product replace skeen

Well someone called it flavor of the month over 2 years ago.
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#2597730 - 04/12/12 02:00 PM Re: Beginning Kreen treatment, with PICS.. [Re: Trav]
ltslimjim Offline


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Originally Posted By: Trav
If your checking the filter i would do 1K oil change, might as well get the full use out of the product.
It may take 5-6K to get this cleaned up.


I agree here. Go up to 1,000 miles and keep checking the oil filter.
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#2611179 - 04/27/12 10:14 AM Re: Beginning Kreen treatment, with PICS.. [Re: Airbrush_it]
Vikas Offline


Registered: 07/22/05
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OP, any updates?

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#2613034 - 04/29/12 02:49 PM Re: Beginning Kreen treatment, with PICS.. [Re: Airbrush_it]
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I'm sure he hasn't hit his 1000 mile mark yet. I'd say this is going to take a while.
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#2613245 - 04/29/12 08:23 PM Re: Beginning Kreen treatment, with PICS.. [Re: r34dy2fly]
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Registered: 04/11/12
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Loc: OR, Albany
Still racking up the miles guys, will keep you all updated..

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#2624317 - 05/11/12 03:36 PM Re: Beginning Kreen treatment, with PICS.. [Re: Airbrush_it]
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One month today! No night and day difference, right?

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#2624376 - 05/11/12 05:22 PM Re: Beginning Kreen treatment, with PICS.. [Re: Airbrush_it]
tommygunn Offline


Registered: 01/27/11
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Loc: usa
what eactly is being compared here? :P surely we cant expect the OP to take apart the top end of his engine for pics every x thousand miles wink
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