RC oil scavenger.

Discussion in 'Oil' started by kemo, Jun 23, 2009.

  1. kemo

    kemo R.I.P

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    Does anyone use this system. Kind of makes sense. They advertise how good it is for your body to be detoxified. I can compare detoxifing and scavageing to be kind of the same sort of thing. One is cleansing your body and the other is cleansing your engine sump. What do you think?
     
  2. glider

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    Expensive for what it is but I like the idea. You can do it without the system but you waste a qt of oil and it's a bit messy.
     
  3. kemo

    kemo R.I.P

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    Next question. If you use a good syn. oil and a oil cooler and scavange out your sump can you expect more mileage from your oil. Using all three would there be a pay back eventually.
     
  4. whatyardwork

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    If I was still riding my 96 softail Id definetly buy one.Never did like the oil drain set up on that bike.
     
  5. glider

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    What is an RC oil scavenger?
     
  7. glider

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  8. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    RC Scavenger. Very neat!

    But why can't I just cut the hose clamp off the return line, remove the line from the nipple, push on a clear piece of tubing, run the engine until clean oil coming out, shut down, reinstall the return oil line with a new clamp and crimp it, change the oil filter, refill the tank and back it out? If I am really worried about it, I could install a cheap Fram oil filter before I start the engine, and then change that for a HD filter when done!

    A hundred and fifty buys a bunch of clamps (and cheap Fram filters)!!

    TQ
     
  9. glider

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    On yours TQ, you can do that, but on the newer ones the oil lines are internal so it isn't possible.
     
  10. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    Ah! That's right. Is there an alternative for those folks with newer bikes?

    TQ