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#3224973 - 12/22/13 09:20 PM Question about oil additive volume....
1999cutiger Offline


Registered: 12/04/10
Posts: 117
Loc: Georgia
Hi Folks,

I have a question about oil additives.

If my engine calls for 5 quarts of oil and I want to use 8 ounces of engine additive, do I make the total volume 5 quarts 8 ounces or should the total volume be 5 quarts with the additive?

What say the experts? Thanks in advance...
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#3224974 - 12/22/13 09:22 PM Re: Question about oil additive volume.... [Re: 1999cutiger]
demarpaint Offline


Registered: 07/03/05
Posts: 25211
Loc: NY
Originally Posted By: 1999cutiger
Hi Folks,

I have a question about oil additives.

If my engine calls for 5 quarts of oil and I want to use 8 ounces of engine additive, do I make the total volume 5 quarts 8 ounces or should the total volume be 5 quarts with the additive?

What say the experts? Thanks in advance...



Total 5 qts. with the additive. Although being 8 ounces over in a 5 qt. sump isn't going to hurt anything.
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#3224994 - 12/22/13 09:44 PM Re: Question about oil additive volume.... [Re: demarpaint]
Clevy Offline


Registered: 11/11/10
Posts: 9782
Loc: Saskatoon canada
Originally Posted By: demarpaint
Originally Posted By: 1999cutiger
Hi Folks,

I have a question about oil additives.

If my engine calls for 5 quarts of oil and I want to use 8 ounces of engine additive, do I make the total volume 5 quarts 8 ounces or should the total volume be 5 quarts with the additive?

What say the experts? Thanks in advance...



Total 5 qts. with the additive. Although being 8 ounces over in a 5 qt. sump isn't going to hurt anything.


I'm with dermapaint. I'd just add the 8 ounces over and above the 5 quarts.
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#3225032 - 12/22/13 10:49 PM Re: Question about oil additive volume.... [Re: 1999cutiger]
JR Offline


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I just chamged the wisconsim V4, takes 5qts plus filter. i filled to full started and ran for few minutes and let it sit about 20 minutes and topped off to full line.
6 quarts of delo synthetic 5w-40. Added 6oz of redline break-in additive.

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#3226320 - 12/24/13 09:36 AM Re: Question about oil additive volume.... [Re: JR]
1999cutiger Offline


Registered: 12/04/10
Posts: 117
Loc: Georgia
Thanks for the feedback.

I will add the additive on top of the 5 quarts for now. When I do my next oil change, I'll include the additive in the total volume. Thanks again!
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#3226495 - 12/24/13 01:50 PM Re: Question about oil additive volume.... [Re: demarpaint]
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Registered: 04/25/13
Posts: 669
Loc: North Bend
Originally Posted By: demarpaint
Originally Posted By: 1999cutiger
Hi Folks,

I have a question about oil additives.

If my engine calls for 5 quarts of oil and I want to use 8 ounces of engine additive, do I make the total volume 5 quarts 8 ounces or should the total volume be 5 quarts with the additive?

What say the experts? Thanks in advance...


Total 5 qts. with the additive. Although being 8 ounces over in a 5 qt. sump isn't going to hurt anything.


+1. 8 ounces over really won't matter.

If you were a whole quart or two over, it might cause some mischief.
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