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Old 02-06-2013, 08:59 AM
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No one mentioned the shear on the oil, as it is forced through the bypass. Causes a lot of heat generation, and kills the additive package in the oils. It is the same effect that kills power steering pumps when people repeatedly hold the wheel on the lcoks.
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