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Old 09 May 2006, 18:01   #11
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Hmm since when has oil attracted water?
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Old 09 May 2006, 18:05   #12
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hydraulic oil attracts water which will cause it to go cloudy and off i believe



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Old 09 May 2006, 18:19   #13
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All hydraulic oil absorbs moisture. If you really want to look after your car's braking system then flush and replace it every 1-2 years. This will prevent siezed calipers.
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Old 12 May 2006, 05:39   #14
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Woa, woa. This is not my experience, Optis are variable consumption engines, anything down to 30:1 according to the dealers, or Barrus themselves. It is entirely dependant on the revs and load apparantly. I know this cos my 150 was drinking it at one point and I got worried, and no it wasn't stuck on running in cycle. But there was no problem, except that the right stuff cost 30 or so a pop (as I remember)
I concurr. When running light mine seems to use next to nothing. When heavily laden it gets through it at an alarming rate!
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oil price

sorry chaps ddin't see your question re how much,
the oil is up for grabs at 450 ovno as (less than trade).

cheers mike
if interested call 01227 375842 (would be interested in a swapsee etc for sib, small engine supply of lifejackets etc etc
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