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Synthetic in a Rotary and Subaru !!!!!!!
« on: March 08, 2012, 09:01:42 AM »
I had a guy on the phone  at the start of the week thinking his RX-8 was dead due to the amount of smoke coming out of the exhaust.

The car and been to a Mazda dealer compression tested etc and all was o/k and they did not know what was wrong other than it probably needed a new engine :o,

After a conversation with him it turned out that last week he decided to "treat his cars" and put  Comma longlife 5w30 fully synthetic in his Subaru and his RX-8!

Once he told me this I told him to just get a couple of oil changes carried out with a cheap 10-30 or 10-40 mineral oil to try and flush the system,


Result, he rung back yesterday to tell me he now has a smoke free RX-8 and is over the moon that his car is OK :King:Thumbsup!
All the best Clive

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« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2012, 10:00:14 AM »
Quite an easy way to give up smoking then! Who needs nicorette!
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« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2012, 02:25:16 PM »
Excellent!
Always nice to read post with a good ending :Thumbs-up
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« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2012, 12:42:12 AM »
30w fully synth hasn\'t done our Renny\'s any harm...

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« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2012, 11:24:25 AM »
ohhh and when you check the oil......its looks like mayo on the dipstick of older cars......it\'s just condensation no head gasket as there isn\'t 1! so nothing to worry about.
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« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2012, 05:24:22 PM »
Sport Clive strikes again
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« Reply #6 on: August 02, 2012, 12:58:17 AM »
Hi, I\'m new to rx7\'s and I serviced mine, I did do alot of searching and I decied to put in 20w 50w valvoline racing mineral oil, is that alright?

Thanks