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ive heard alot of methods of giving the enigne a flush...some use diesel, some use kerosene...since its time for a oil change...i need to know the BEST way of flushing the engine and what to use and exact instructions...
may car has 150k on it so im a little afraid to use kerosene or dieseas it may remove too much of the sludge and start leaking...so would a 'off-the-shelf' engine flush be any less harsh than kersonese/diesel?

thx guys :)
 

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hmm so no one has ever done an engine flush in this whole forum..interesting
 

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Normally i do the easy quick service myself but not that long ago i gave my car a thorough service just to get a professional opinion. I had an engine flush, radiator flush had new brake fluid, new plugs/regapped and had ignition timing checked and changed. The timing was only 1 degree out, not bad!

I handed my car to my trusty old mechanic and he did a bang up job all for $100 (I supplied my own oil). I wouldn't let this guy tweak anything on my engine coz he admitted that he doesn't know mx6's at all. Nissan's and Honda's are his forte'.

The stuff in the bottle isn't that expensive and surely it would get the results your after Ducktape69.
Personally i wouldnt put a foreign agent in my car unless it's a proven success with a 100% strike rate.
 

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thx yodo :)

im on the way to buy nulon flush or similiar
 

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no worries mate...i should be doing it within the next 2 days ;)

im also curious on what thinkness oil everyone here uses cause im using 15/50 semi synthetic...but many 6'ers say they use 5 40 which i think is way too thin for a car of this age
 

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I did a flush with kero at last oil change (120,000kms gen 2), had a 50/50 mix of kero and oil. Ran the engine for 5 mins (no revving, just idling) each time (ran 2 lots of oil/kero mix through. Then filled with the usual Castrol 5W40 Synthetic stuff, seems OK :)
 

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second genners don't forget every 50 000 or so you need to decarb the engine. KLs have bad carbonating problem.

after this you need to change oil again.

ive heard some good things about, Kero, Disiel, of the shelf stuf, but the best one so far is ATX fluid, about 30/70 mix and drive VERY easy for a day. did wonders on my F2..... exept it worked better then i wanted it to, it cleaned out all the built up between block/head and head gasket so the bastard started to leak
 
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