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There should be criminal penalties for representing that as safe

If you read the fine print you figure out not to use it, but it's massively deceptive and could cost someone an engine
Some states have jailed company owners for those stunts !
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right. my uncle took the same trip.it didn't end so well for him though.thank you for your service.
My brother also went on that tour.

Not quite all expenses paid though. They haven't offered a cent for funeral expenses.
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The Scott Oiler has been around for many decades and is an example of "making lemonade out of lemons".
Since I now vent my crankcase to the atmosphere via a drain hose, I actually thought about how appropriate this device would be if I had chain drive instead of belt drive.
I heard that the motor oil dripping onto the belt helps to keep it hydrated
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My brother also went on that tour.

Not quite all expenses paid though. They haven't offered a cent for funeral expenses.
If he had a service related disability, there are programs that are out there to help with that. Not slide the forum, but the American Legion, the VA and the DAV are great places to start. I got service related disability because arthritis in both shoulders from my occupation in the USAF and they really helped me out during my transition back to civi life.
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