I am starting this thread to remind me to check the shift condition of both my BRM's. Read this thread about general talk on shift quality and possible wear.
Note the date and shift discription in my post. I changed the oil in both my...
3 years ago I bought the cheapest Febi cam I could find on the internet. It was going to be my 3rd cam.
The first Oem cam was replaced under warranty and had a dubious history of oil changes although 5w-40 505.01 was used.
The second Oem cam was showing wear on both #1 and #2 exhaust follower...
Memorandum on Solid Lubricants
This is an interesting read as the issues in this article pretty much parallel the issues for the science on the subject today up to 2014. See why below.
Read it here
or read it here, which...
Could this be the best oil yet(?) for a 2006 PD BRM with 260,000 kilometres
34000 kilometres on cheap Febi cam and Biosyn 5w-40. The first oil change was 12000 kilometres and then the second was 22000 km. and...
Looking for considered opinions. Good kit and was thinking about how far I should be able to go considering the following changes.
The kit was put in 2011 with 122,000 kilometers on the odometer.
I replaced inner valve springs at 142000 km; 15% reduction in pressure
from 147 lbs. to 125 lbs...
Using the above info compare:
The BEW has the stock pump
The BRM has the high out put pump (a different drive ratio that according to Franko6 drives the pump 30% faster).
My thought is this. We are saying( the club average is saying) 5w-40 weight...
I installed an amsoil by pass oil filter on my 2006 jetta. I used the following 42 designs to adapt to the pressure port on the filter housing and then U-loop back with the 12 inch hose and 4 way block with the sending unit, so I could attach to the to the same electrical connector. The sending...