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#1859918 - 04/16/10 04:01 PM Lucas upper cylinder lubricant/injector cleaner
Brenden Offline


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I have been noticing this product on shelves at Wal-Mart and the local Napa, I was wondering if it is worth using regularly in my car.

http://s119917610.websitehome.co.uk/lucas_fuel.jpg


Edited by Brenden (04/16/10 04:01 PM)
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#1859922 - 04/16/10 04:04 PM Re: Lucas upper cylinder lubricant/injector cleaner [Re: Brenden]
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Good UCL but it's not going to clean squat.
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#1859929 - 04/16/10 04:08 PM Re: Lucas upper cylinder lubricant/injector cleaner [Re: Brenden]
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IMO...the 2 best complete fuel system cleaners are...RedLine SL-1 or Chevron Techron.

I would avoid Lucas.
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#1859930 - 04/16/10 04:10 PM Re: Lucas upper cylinder lubricant/injector cleaner [Re: Oregoonian]
DieselTech Offline


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Redline sl-1

Best of both world, cleaner and lubricator


Edited by DieselTech (04/16/10 04:10 PM)
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#1859945 - 04/16/10 04:18 PM Re: Lucas upper cylinder lubricant/injector cleaner [Re: Oregoonian]
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Originally Posted By: Oregoonian
IMO...the 2 best complete fuel system cleaners are...RedLine SL-1 or Chevron Techron.


Or Gumout Regane
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#1859951 - 04/16/10 04:21 PM Re: Lucas upper cylinder lubricant/injector cleaner [Re: lewdwig]
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Registered: 10/05/09
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MMO is usually available for less than Lucas UCL, works better IMO, and is available in quarts at WM.

There's always Amsoil P.I., which really does work in my experience.
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#1859957 - 04/16/10 04:25 PM Re: Lucas upper cylinder lubricant/injector cleaner [Re: Kaboomba]
Geo_Prizm Offline


Registered: 09/18/09
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I used 2-3 gallons of Lucas in total in the past.I have experienced better throttle response if not fuel economy because of Lucas.I am not buying it anymore since I have started filling up with Top Tier certified pure gasoline (no ethanol in it).
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#1860033 - 04/16/10 05:10 PM Re: Lucas upper cylinder lubricant/injector cleaner [Re: Geo_Prizm]
ahoier Offline


Registered: 02/03/10
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Loc: Cocoa, FL
As mentioned, it makes for a good Upper Cylinder Lube, but that's about it. MMO, or even TWC-3 can be gotten and mixed cheaper wink

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#1860126 - 04/16/10 06:16 PM Re: Lucas upper cylinder lubricant/injector cleaner [Re: ahoier]
SrDriver Offline


Registered: 12/09/06
Posts: 2321
Loc: Southeast Alabama
I use either Lucas UCL and am switching over to MMO. Our Wal-Marts here sell it by the gallon for around $12.00 as I recall.

I use a UCL @ every fill in both of our vehicles.

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#1860142 - 04/16/10 06:35 PM Re: Lucas upper cylinder lubricant/injector cleaner [Re: SrDriver]
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Most Wal-Mart stores only sell MMO in quart bottles, no Wal-Mart here sells MMO in gallon jugs.
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#1860366 - 04/16/10 10:21 PM Re: Lucas upper cylinder lubricant/injector cleaner [Re: Brenden]
Durango Offline


Registered: 02/15/07
Posts: 2007
Loc: Los Angeles, California
Originally Posted By: Brenden
I have been noticing this product on shelves at Wal-Mart and the local Napa, I was wondering if it is worth using regularly in my car.

http://s119917610.websitehome.co.uk/lucas_fuel.jpg


Brendan,

I've used it in my 89' Camry and only noticed a gain in mileage by adding more than one bottle from it. This was through out a months of adding one botle per fill-up every week.

If it does work from just one bottle then I can't feel it wether it's from a 4 cylinder to a vee-eight engine.

Personally I use Redline now instead.

Durango


Edited by Durango (04/16/10 10:23 PM)

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#1869913 - 04/24/10 10:05 PM Re: Lucas upper cylinder lubricant/injector cleaner [Re: Geo_Prizm]
fujirio Offline


Registered: 10/06/09
Posts: 91
Loc: USA, CA, OC
Originally Posted By: Geo_Prizm
I used 2-3 gallons of Lucas in total in the past.I have experienced better throttle response if not fuel economy because of Lucas.I am not buying it anymore since I have started filling up with Top Tier certified pure gasoline (no ethanol in it).


top tier still uses ethanol in their gasoline

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