Burning Oil???

Bernie Benz b.benz at charter.net
Tue Oct 3 17:11:16 EDT 2006

> From: "Derek Pulvino" <dbpulvino at hotmail.com>
> What kind of time commitment does changing stem seals require?  I'd guess at
> least another full day.
No BTDT, but looks like only the inlet pipe and throttle body need be
removed to get full access to the valve cover. Since the cams must come out,
you¹ll also need to get access to the timing belt area.

> Derek P
>> Nothing wrong with dino oil in these cars. That¹s all my car has ever seen
>> in its 210K and it gets no topping off between 10K oil and 20K filter
>> changes. You could use a higher viscosity, 10-40 or 15-50, but won¹t solve
>> your problem.
>> Derek, If you drive under boost all the time you don¹t need intake valve
>> stem seals! Brakes maybe.
>>> From: "Derek Pulvino" <dbpulvino at hotmail.com>
>>> Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2006 15:42:58 -0700
>>> To: David.Schaible at jrspharma.com, b.benz at charter.net

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