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Forum: S-Series Tech 12-13-2011, 07:04 AM
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Re: Mmo

Well, the valve-train (and head in general) is no indication of anything: look at where the heat meets the block under where the TCC would go--it's easy to see that the head does not even remotely...
Forum: S-Series Tech 12-12-2011, 11:08 PM
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Mmo
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Posted By PlasticCarsRock
Re: Mmo

Unfortunately, I didn't take any pictures of the pistons, but other than some carbon on the top, they were in great shape (no scoring on the skirts and clean, inside and out). There was a tiny bit...
Forum: S-Series Tech 12-12-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 24
Mmo
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Posted By PlasticCarsRock
Re: Mmo

Not really, but with Saturns, it's a good bet--valve seals do occasionally leak, but almost all Saturn oil burning is caused by the oil rings (without drain-back holes, they get jammed up with...
Forum: S-Series Tech 12-12-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 24
Mmo
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Posted By PlasticCarsRock
Re: Mmo

If synthetic causes any problems, you're already living on borrowed time. It is possible, but it is very unusual for synthetic oil to cause problems (it won't unless you're engine is in really bad...
Forum: S-Series Tech 12-11-2011, 06:05 PM
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Mmo
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Posted By PlasticCarsRock
Re: Mmo

Yes, but ultimately, most of the solvent gets past the rings. You don't want that much of a non-lubricating solvent in your oil, for one thing. More importantly, however, the solvent will wash all...
Forum: S-Series Tech 12-11-2011, 06:24 AM
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Mmo
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Posted By PlasticCarsRock
Re: Mmo

Auto stores sell it, but it's much cheaper in wallmart (and probably online). The idea of the MMO soak is to reduce oil consumption; it won't make the car run "better" (although I suppose less oil...
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