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Old 04-30-2005, 02:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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short of using a blowtorch, c4, or a chainsaw, what is the perferred method of unsticking a ticking lifter used ?

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Old 04-30-2005, 06:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Believe it or not, Marvel Mystery oil does wonders. I have used on high mileage engines when they leakoil, seems to make then stop leaking and run better, smoother. On my older carrera had leaky seals and marvel oil sealed up the engine.

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This is a super helpful post, thanks a lot. I was about to post something like this.

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thanks guys...when you talk about marvel mystery or tranny fluid, what ratios are you talking about?
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