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#1431317 - 04/10/09 06:52 PM X-1R Engine Treatment?
Keto Offline


Registered: 09/19/08
Posts: 80
Loc: Ca
What is X-1R Engine Oil Treatment exactly? And what will it do for an engine?

Thanks for any info!


Edited by Keto (04/10/09 06:52 PM)

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#1431393 - 04/10/09 08:32 PM Re: X-1R Engine Treatment? [Re: Keto]
GROUCHO MARX Offline


Registered: 07/24/02
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Loc: The Sandhills of NewYorkistan
I believe it used to have teflon.
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#1431448 - 04/10/09 09:46 PM Re: X-1R Engine Treatment? [Re: GROUCHO MARX]
Keto Offline


Registered: 09/19/08
Posts: 80
Loc: Ca
Its not a Teflon additive, and I dont think theyve ever made it with Teflon.

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#1431455 - 04/10/09 09:55 PM Re: X-1R Engine Treatment? [Re: Keto]
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#1431490 - 04/10/09 10:23 PM Re: X-1R Engine Treatment? [Re: Trajan]
Keto Offline


Registered: 09/19/08
Posts: 80
Loc: Ca
Hmmm.. still not much info... that kinda makes me mad too, I was searching for topics on that, and got no results.

What is the stuff supposed to do in an engine? They claim reduced wear, and stuff like that, but it doesnt really explain in detail how its accomplishing that.

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#1431981 - 04/11/09 02:49 PM Re: X-1R Engine Treatment? [Re: Keto]
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Registered: 02/24/06
Posts: 1664
Loc: louisville ky
Then I would just avoid it....

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#1432011 - 04/11/09 03:52 PM Re: X-1R Engine Treatment? [Re: rszappa1]
Keto Offline


Registered: 09/19/08
Posts: 80
Loc: Ca
Heh... finally stumped BITOG... lol

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#1432036 - 04/11/09 04:29 PM Re: X-1R Engine Treatment? [Re: Keto]
Quest Offline


Registered: 12/19/04
Posts: 6549
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Bottomline: I don't waste any precious mullahs on oil and fuel additives that comes with no actual merit, no history and/or sold by some fly-by-nite company in the middle of da nite infomercials.

There are only 3 things I trust so far, and even so, I would only use them with care:

-LC60
-AutoRx
-PEA based EFI cleaners (Techron, Gumout Regaine, etc.)

Q.
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#1432104 - 04/11/09 06:07 PM Re: X-1R Engine Treatment? [Re: Keto]
Trajan Offline


Registered: 07/16/05
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Loc: SE PA
 Originally Posted By: Keto
Hmmm.. still not much info... that kinda makes me mad too, I was searching for topics on that, and got no results.

What is the stuff supposed to do in an engine? They claim reduced wear, and stuff like that, but it doesnt really explain in detail how its accomplishing that.


Ahh, you could try it and see.

I came close to trying Zmax. Then I remembered this place.
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#1432118 - 04/11/09 06:23 PM Re: X-1R Engine Treatment? [Re: Keto]
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 Originally Posted By: Keto
Heh... finally stumped BITOG... lol

Why dont you buy some of this wonder fluid and have a VOA done. Post it up and lets all take a look and have a informed discussion.
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#1432140 - 04/11/09 07:00 PM Re: X-1R Engine Treatment? [Re: GrampsintheSand]
rszappa1 Offline


Registered: 02/24/06
Posts: 1664
Loc: louisville ky
Dont forget NASA used it. It said that right on the bottle....so it has to be good.

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#1432260 - 04/11/09 10:23 PM Re: X-1R Engine Treatment? [Re: Keto]
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Registered: 03/21/06
Posts: 10468
Loc: Las Vegas NV
Chlorinated paraffin.
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#1432591 - 04/12/09 12:40 PM Re: X-1R Engine Treatment? [Re: Keto]
postjeeprcr Offline


Registered: 01/05/09
Posts: 1781
Loc: USA
 Originally Posted By: Keto
Heh... finally stumped BITOG... lol


I don't think you stumped BITOG, you just asked about a product that is not ARX so good look getting any answers or actual discussion.
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#1432702 - 04/12/09 04:24 PM Re: X-1R Engine Treatment? [Re: postjeeprcr]
GMorg Offline


Registered: 01/29/06
Posts: 2370
Loc: Mizzou-land
As Tempest said, the X-1R Concentrate Engine Treatment's active ingredient is chlorinated paraffin. It also contains some esters, some diphenyl-amines, and Barium Sulfonate. The X-1R MSDSs are available at the link below (or you could go with postjeeprcr's comments if they seem more useful).

http://www.x1r.com/msds.htm

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#3081929 - 07/31/13 12:46 PM Re: X-1R Engine Treatment? [Re: Keto]
OneEyeJack Offline


Registered: 09/14/10
Posts: 1788
Loc: S California
Anyone notice. X1R is back in business. They must have come up with an investor and a lot of money. It looks like chlorinated paraffins will not go away. It's amazing how marketing trumps knowledge long enough to make a lot of money.

http://x1r.com/latest-news/
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