How nasty is LHM fluid?

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How nasty is LHM fluid?

Post by graham_h_miller » Fri Jan 05, 2007 4:04 pm

Hi all,

The Xantia's been leaking for a bit (I've identified to leak and found the part so that's not an issue) but where I park it the LHM has mixed with some mud that fell off the sills. I noticed that I've left tyre tracks in it.

Will it corrode my tyres? Also what should I buy in the way of driveway cleaner to keep my landlord on side?

Thanks!

Graham

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Post by Vanny » Fri Jan 05, 2007 6:12 pm

tyres are too tough for LHM to affect them (remember LHM is, at the end of the day, just rubber, its a long way from chemicals like DOT 4 or petrol).

What is your drive made of? Bricks require totally different treatment to concrete or gravel!


On the nastyness subject, LHM doesn't taste to bad, but ti does have the effect of 'teflon' coating your mouth and throught so everything tastes a bit strange and it stays stuck for weeks!

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Fri Jan 05, 2007 6:40 pm

Vanny wrote:On the nastyness subject, LHM doesn't taste to bad,
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Post by graham_h_miller » Fri Jan 05, 2007 7:10 pm

Bearing in mind that I was on holiday when it was done... I'm guessing tarmac. It's very much like road surface and apparently was done with a huge, loud machine. I should point out it's not so much a drive as a farmyard!

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Re: How nasty is LHM fluid?

Post by ken newbold » Fri Jan 05, 2007 7:11 pm

graham_h_miller wrote: what should I buy to keep my landlord on side?
A BX :lol:
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Post by Stewart (oily!) » Fri Jan 05, 2007 8:44 pm

Fifteen years of BX ownership has reduced the tarmac in front of my garage back to gravel, its just dissolved :o
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