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best way to flush an engine

rob drag racer

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whats the best way to do an engine flush ive been told 1 part diesel to 5 parts fresh cheep oil and take the fuse out so it dont fire and just crank it a few times then drain what other ways are there just theirs a service coming up and seeing i dont know the full history of the car id like to flush it ?
 

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Nor sure what's the best way but don't use that **** from autobarn it will ruin the seals in the motor needing a rebuild as a result.
 

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instead of diesel use trans mission fluid
 

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whats the point of an engine flush if u cant get it going through all the ports and with a bit of heat
 

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well ive had 1 v6 die from buildup and sludge already id like a way to pre empt that and it wasn't because of me it was past owner not maintaining the thing right
 

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ive always used diesel, but ATF will do fine, get the oil nice and warm then add ur diesel or additive and run it for a bit and drop the oil while its hot.
 

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ive always used diesel, but ATF will do fine, get the oil nice and warm then add ur diesel or additive and run it for a bit and drop the oil while its hot.
thanks sounds like what i was told was the best option and thnks for the make sure its warm tip :thumbsup:

and thanks Zuicider for the atf tip
 

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so is it warm car, add diesel, dump it when it's hot. add new.
is there a point in the cycle to change the oil filter
 
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