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Old 01 September 2011, 16:50   #1
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Flushing additive ?

A friend of mine was on holiday recently down in the South of France and he came across someone flushing his engine using muffs but he also had a container (filter type thing) attached to the hose.
My friend asked what the mixture was but the language barrier got in the way and he couldnt understand the Frenchman, all he got from the conversation was that the additive was very important and everyone should use it.

Any ideas what the mixture could have been? ever heard of anything similar?
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It's likely to be some kind of additive to erode the salt residue away. There's a few on the Market.
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Salt-Away Home Page It's one of several, as B&O said.

I don't use the stuff; a few people swear by it; most, near as I can tell, don't bother. Dunno.


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a fresh water flush is very good after every sea water ride
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A friend of mine was on holiday recently down in the South of France and he came across someone flushing his engine using muffs but he also had a container (filter type thing) attached to the hose.
My friend asked what the mixture was but the language barrier got in the way and he couldnt understand the Frenchman, all he got from the conversation was that the additive was very important and everyone should use it.

Any ideas what the mixture could have been? ever heard of anything similar?
I tried these many years ago and the marine engineer could tell I was using something as it also left a residue and advised against it and to use fresh water only
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Thanks for the replies.
I always flush the engine using muffs and fresh water anyway, just thought there may have been something in this.
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