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Old 8th November 2019, 08:02   #11
I really should get out more.......
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My V6 had a catch tank already fitted when I bought it. It was fitted around the same time as a brand new manifold at only 30k! I wonder if the owner was thinking the same thing. Unlike Rich though in a year of ownership Iv'e only had to empty it twice - and that was from the halfway mark. It may just be in my mind, but I cant help thinking where else the slop would go now Iv'e seen it! Better in my little tank than in the car! At least thats what I tell myself!
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Old 9th November 2019, 02:39   #12
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In my Hippos defence it was doing a 75km commute daily and ran very well.
The only reason I no longer have it is because I swapped it for my ZT190.
The new owner, a multiple 75 owner is very happy with it.
LHD, Sold new in Belgium, Imported to Canada in 2018
This vehicle was the 2,919th ZT to run off the production line, out of 18,894
This vehicle was the 725th ZT 190 to be made out of 1,283
This vehicle was the 736th ZT in Solar Red (code: CEU) to be made out of 1,888 Solar Red ZTs
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Old 9th November 2019, 10:18   #13
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I am wondering why oil in the box scares anyone??
As for the KIA, does without.
Mine has been gutted. Better for it! and faster!
Worth his V8 in gold
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Old 9th November 2019, 10:41   #14
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Originally Posted by kaiser View Post
I am wondering why oil in the box scares anyone??
A little oil in the box doesn't scare me, but I've seen far too many VIS motors contaminated with the stuff. Stocktake's balance motors have a seal to prevent oil ingress which seems to help quite a lot - I doubt it he would have bothered if he didn't feel it was necessary.

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