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OMG!!! What a difference routine maintnece can make

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by big_truxx, Jun 12, 2005.

  1. big_truxx

    big_truxx 1/2 ton status

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    I just changed the oil & filter, transmission fluid & filter, rear end oil, and the air filter on my 89 6.2 burb. And as soon as I started it it sounded different. Just from a new air filter I am sure. It eben seemed to have maybe a hint of more acceleration? :haha:
     
  2. u2slow

    u2slow 1/2 ton status

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    That will be the difference right there :waytogo:

    We have emissions testing for diesels here... I dropped 7% opacity reading from changing the filter alone. :smirk:
     
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    Diesels love lots of fresh clean air....I get better mileage for awhile when I change the oil too....
     
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    I recently returned from Iraq and maintence on our HMMWV was always a pain but I could tell when it was time to knock the sand out of my air filter by the way my engine sounded on start up.
     
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    BAJA_BLAZER 1/2 ton status Author

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    Try washing it. It will be faster and drive better, or at least it will feel like it.
     
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    a clean car always runs better :waytogo:

    I had a 94 dodge ram with a 318, If I let it go to 3,500 miles without changing the oil, it would run bad and stall. After an oil change it would run fine again. I also had an 87 toyota, I think I changed the oil twice in five years, it ran like a clock when I sold it
     

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