Engine oil sludge
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Engine oil sludge-Where does it come from

February 13, 2017 Danny Bender

Engine oil sludge is actually the thickening and breakdown of your engine oil. Engine oil sludge is actually comprised of, Unburnt and partially burned fuel Metal fragments from engine component wear Dirt and debris that find a way inside your car’s engine Engine oil sludge is also caused by deteriorating […]

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Low or high oil pressure FAQ

January 2, 2017 Danny Bender

Low or high oil pressure- What is better- FAQ A customer changes his brand of oil and then complains of low oil pressure. Is this perception or reality and is low oil pressure bad? Why don’t customers complain about high oil pressure? In the following discussion we hope to demonstrate that: · […]

Antifreeze
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Antifreeze in Oil – What Can it Do ?

December 9, 2016 Danny Bender

Antifreeze in Oil – What Can it Do ? Antifreeze in Oil can be Catastrophic if not dealt with quickly. Organic acids may form as a result of antifreeze oxidizing: Glycolic acid Oxalic acid Formic acid Carbonic acid  For each 18°F (8°C) in temperature the reaction rate doubles. Their presence in […]

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Antifreeze-What does it do-Why you need it.

December 8, 2016 Danny Bender

Antifreeze-What does it do-Why you need it. Make sure that you have the correct antifreeze in the right concentration. This is critical to the health of your engine. Also the coolant capacity of modern systems is smaller. Also operating temperatures and pressures are higher. The use of lightweight materials such […]

contaminated oil
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White stuff under my oil cap

November 29, 2016 Danny Bender

White stuff under my oil cap. You take the cap off of your valve cover to top off your oil or fill the crank case. You find a white milky creamy stuff coating the underside of the oil cap and down into the filler hole. So what is this white stuff and […]

Worn cam and lifters
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Zinc additives for flat tappet lifter break-in

December 26, 2015 Danny Bender

Zinc additives for flat tappet lifter break-in has been recommended by most engine manufactures for years. There have been a lot of conflicting opinions in the last few years about the lowering of zinc and phosphorus levels in modern oils and how these lower levels relate to classic and performance […]

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How to clean engine coolant from lubricating system

December 15, 2015 Danny Bender

Professional Installers offer the following information on clean engine coolant from the lubrication system. The following information applies only to certain situations and is not applicable for all engines. These procedures may be attempted if no engine bearing damage is detected on an engine that has been running with coolant in […]

Brown Antifreeze
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How to clean engine oil from cooling system

December 15, 2015 Danny Bender

Learn how to clean engine oil from cooling system. Professional Installers offer the following information on cleaning engine oil from a cooling system in internal combustion engines. Occasionally, engine oil and cooling system liquids are allowed to mix while an engine is running. In certain situations, cleaning the oil from […]