Will Bananas work as Engine Is Electrolysis better than Evapo-Rust? 2 days ago   11:05

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Is it a myth that bananas were once used successfully as engine oil by JC Baudot and Jacques Seguela in their Citroën 2CV as they crossed the Atacama desert in 1959? Let’s find out! We’ll run several tests to include a 30-minute engine run with banana “BW-30” as engine oil to see if the engine will survive.

Great article written by Jason Torchinsky
https://jalopnik.com/how-bananas-saved-a-citroen-2cv-1720454812

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Randy D
The explorers tried it and their skeletons are still out there along with their vehicle to prove it.
R1_Rebe1
KY jelly.
Isaac Elliott
This is the pinnacle of Youtube at 2 AM
Hawaiian Dakine
I’m offended that you measured distance in inches, but heat in Celsius. Are you an American or what man?
Tom George
Hi, how about using the whole banana, skin and all?
Scott Partridge
This video is bananas
RWBHere
It's likely a myth, unless they only had to travel a few miles. You might have caused less damage by just using water. Why not try that? Thanks Todd.
whatever mechanics
How about a mixture of the 2?
Sumeda De Silva
Citreon? Its Citroën!
HellishGrin460
New definition to “being driven bananas”...
P-51 Mustang
Wait... Exxon now sells bananas?
Midnight Raiin
dam
Rob O
Anyone with half a brain would have included a small amount of residual oil in this test rather than to drain the engine dry first.
dmd2593
Could you do different break in oils. And weather there is less wear compared to synthetic or conventional.
crazy jack
One thing is the oil that was still in the oil pan of the travelers vehicle could of stiil had mabey a inch or 2 of oil still in it when the bananas was still in it also because of it was exploers which tend to use ex military cars/jeeps i would say plausible
Salih Serkan Yıldız
Banana contains fruit sugar. The sugar melts and sticks to the engine.
Farid Yar Khan
Comparision is unfair. It should be banana vs Nothing instead banana vs 5w30 since banana was used when engine oil was not available.
Ruben Kelevra
6:36 "When I drained all the engine oil I'll go ahead and add the bananas."

Sentences no engineer like to hear 😂
Jumbobaco
arent bananas vastly different than ones you would find in nature
James Belair
This test is absolutely bananas
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Is Electrolysis better than Evapo-Rust? Will Bananas work as Engine 2 days ago   07:38

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When it comes to rust removal, is electrolysis better than Evapo-Rust? Neither process involves the use of acid for removing rust, which is critical for restoring certain types of rusted items. A side-by-side comparison is accomplished on rusted wheel-stud lugs to see which process is best. I also use electrolysis to remove rust from a badly rusted wrench. I hope you enjoy the video and I really look forward to reading your comments. Thank you very much for supporting the channel by watching the commercials and through Patreon support. https://www.patreon.com/projectfarm

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