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CitroXim
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Post by CitroXim » Mon Apr 28, 2008 7:31 am

Thanks all, now I know :D

I too am surprised how quickly LHM is said to deteriorate :o Still, all that pressure, small orifices and long chain crunching pistons, it's not surprising when you sit and think about it. Perhaps a yearly change would not be such a bad compromise.

On a related point, I guess Hydraflush will deteriorate much faster than pukka LHM; another reason perhaps, not to run it on a permanant basis...
Jim

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Post by Vanny » Mon Apr 28, 2008 1:53 pm

Not so Jim as i believe hydraflush is not built up of the same chain type structure but has norrowly larger particulates. Hydraflush can be run indefinately in a BX, and i believe Pleides still have there original test GS which has been running only hydraflush for many many years.

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Post by cavmad » Sat May 24, 2008 8:34 am

roverman wrote:I changed the accumulator on my car recently and now mines stays up for hours, before it went down quickly. I would fit a new accumulator or what they cost from GSF. I have a BX but fitted a Xantia/XM type.
I bet your missus is pleased, mine would be :lol:
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Post by docchevron » Sat May 24, 2008 8:35 pm

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I'm happy if I actually just make it to bed these days!

Last night I was so tired, I skipped the sex and went straight to the cigarette!
Smokes lots, because enough's enough already!

Far too many BX's, a bus, an ambulance a few trucks, not enough time and never enough cash...