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    Quote Originally Posted by JNINWI View Post
    I LOVE the smell of Blue Juice in the morning !!!
    Someone should make it into a cologne!!
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    Re: Oil for Monel Valves

    Ultra-Pure has never let me down.

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    Re: Oil for Monel Valves

    Quote Originally Posted by RustoleusMaximus View Post
    Ultra-Pure has never let me down.
    Me neither, it is the perfect oil per se IMHO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tobylou8 View Post
    Someone should make it into a cologne!!
    With COPD I now don't enjoy anything that smells. Too, very few aromas.

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    Re: Oil for Monel Valves

    Could I chip in with a question. What is wrong with Al Cass, I rather like it, so does my DEG, having said that those valves would probably like Castrol GTX
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    Re: Oil for Monel Valves

    Lots of us have used Al Cass at one time or another, Andy, with one horn or another. If it is working well for you, it is perfect! Don't know about Castrol GTX, though...
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    Re: Oil for Monel Valves

    Castrol GTX 20-W50 will stop any leaks you may have! My first car ('54 Oldsmobile Super 88) leaked badly. Mechanic recommended the Castrol and it rarely leaked afterwards. Al Cass is what I grew up using. Nothing wrong with it and it's cheap and plentiful. Teacher gave me some Hetmans #2 and it was a little faster and lasted a bit longer before "hangups" occurred.
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    Re: Oil for Monel Valves

    Quote Originally Posted by Cornyandy View Post
    Could I chip in with a question. What is wrong with Al Cass, I rather like it, so does my DEG, having said that those valves would probably like Castrol GTX
    My car's valves love Castrol GTX so maybe I'll give it a shot.
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    Re: Oil for Monel Valves

    So when i get my Committee back from Anderson's with newly revived valves....is my Hetman's #2 ok or should I get their light version for a while..?
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    Re: Oil for Monel Valves

    Try #1 OR #2 and see which works best.
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    The difference between a beginner and pro mouthpiece is practice - tobylou8

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    By the inch it's a cinch, by the yard, it's hard!

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