<VV> 67 PG Hemet - Berrymans B-9 / 12 ?
kaczmarek at charter.net
Mon Apr 5 21:08:41 EDT 2010
Spray can GM Top End Engine Cleaner (dealer available) works well too.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dennis Pleau" <dpleau at wavecable.com>
To: "'Charles Lee'" <Chaz at ProperProPer.com>; "'Virtual Vairs'"
<virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Monday, April 05, 2010 8:46 PM
Subject: Re: <VV> 67 PG Hemet - Berrymans B-9 / 12 ?
> When I had my service station, I would buy Berrymans B12 by the gallon.
> Really gunkedup (is that a word) engines would get a pint in the oil. I
> would also pour a cup very slowly into the top of the carb. It works as
> well as anything else I found for cleaning up and engine and the oil will
> get very dirty almost immediately. I think the direction say to drain the
> oil after 500 miles.
> I think it cleans up the oil passages and lifters better then MMO, but it
> doesn't work miracles.
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:virtualvairs-bounces at corvair.org] On Behalf Of Charles Lee
> Sent: Monday, April 05, 2010 5:06 PM
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> Cc: lewisrishel
> Subject: Re: <VV> 67 PG Hemet - Berrymans B-9 / 12 ?
> I got some Marvel Mystery Oil and Berrymans B-12 (couldn't find the B-9)
> resuscitate my Monza after all these years.
> She's quieting down some, but maybe I'm spoiled by newer engines ? Am I
> expecting too much ?
> I'm not sure what the acceptable noise level is on a Corvair engine - will
> it run as quietly as I expect it to run ?
> I added the Marvel Mystery Oil to the oil, but the Berrymans B-12 says to
> add it to fuel, and doesn't say anything about adding it to oil.
> Does Berrymans B-12 thin the oil to get into the gunked parts (rings,
> lifters, etc) ?
> What does Berrymans B-9 do that's different ?
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