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Old 03-01-2007, 04:25 PM   #1
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for those of you who haven't seen the inside of an engine that's never had it's oil changed
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Is this the reason you did an engine swap?
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Old 03-01-2007, 04:33 PM   #3
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No, mine (the one that's in there now) was a few stages prior- the oil in the head looked like grease.
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ouch that is horrible who would do that,to such a beutiful motor.
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Never seen anything like it, our diesel motors come out cleaner than that.
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I think that photo illustrates the point that a "less than 40k mile JDM engine" doesn't hold much merit
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Some people don't get it. A girl I used to work with used to lease cars for 36 months - that way she saved a lot of money because they never needed to be serviced before she turned them in. Ever. Wasn't her problem.
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engine sluge ''whats holding you back''.

yea thats pretty nasty looking.
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As a tech for Toyota our dealership has a "desludging machine" (with tons of dust on it) I don't think it would put a dent in that.....
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WOW. Had to of been a females car.
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so how much of that would engine flush/sea foam could get rid of?
that would be a really interesting test, get a motor that looked like that, run the flush and take another pic.
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holy...crap.
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Yes- female owned- and maintained. :gay:
He used grease to clean it... but I can't remember what kind.
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I used to work with a guy that traded his F-150 in on a 1500... After a ~8mos os so of ownership the engine blew. He had the chevy towed back to the dealer. He then proceeded to tell the dealer what a POS the Chevy was compared to the Ford he had prior.

He had put ~15K miled on the Chevy...

His claim to the dealer as to WHY the Ford was superior...He could go 25K between oil changes w/ the ford and never had a problem...

I couldn't believe there a really people out there like that... Shortly after I moved out of N.H. and don't ever plan on returning...

My mother put 25K on her '89 volvo 240 before her first oil change (OEM was Quaker state back then)
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Wow. Just wow.
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