Alternative uses for ATF.

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Was in the motor factors today, there was a green W124 outside too, so I bought two 1 litre cans of cheap ATF for £4 each.

I'm outside with the bonnet of my W124 up and the other fellow comes up as starts asking "Burning oil?" and then he notices I'm tipping the ATF into the rocker filler.

"Nope" I say, "doing an oil and filter change next week, I always bang a litre of ATF in a week before."

"Why?" he asks.

"ATF is full of detergents, it cleans the inside of the engine, oil galleys, tappets, everything."

"Oh, are you putting both tins in?"

"Nope, the other one is for the fuel tank, it cleans injectors too."

"I've never heard of that before." he says, "how many miles on the engine?"

"180k, and it's an old diesel fitter's trick."

I'll do a video next week for those interested in how sweet and quiet an engine can be.
 

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I used to run old ATF in my caddy's fuel tank. Neat too! No smoke at all either from the exhaust.

A quiet diesel. I have never heard one as they don't exsist!!
 
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Damn, the alternative use for ATF that prompted the whole thing, which I then forgot to post.

Rub it into your hair 5 minutes before washing your hair.
Hair looks and feels like you just stepped out of a silvikrin commercial.
 
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No, unfortunately.

I used to think that it cured indecision, but now I'm not so sure.
 

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Yep good oxymoron there "Quiet Diesel" definitely 2 words you cannot use in the same sentence :D
 

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Yep good oxymoron there "Quiet Diesel" definitely 2 words you cannot use in the same sentence :D

Waits for renault12ts to pop along and demonstrate otherwise...

Oh, no need - you've done it for him. :)
 

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