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#3262837 - 01/28/14 04:05 PM Anyone use Mystik ViscidLube oil additive?
MichiganMadMan Offline


Registered: 07/18/11
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So I was poking around on the Mystik website and came across ViscidLube, they claim it is a "Polymer rich" formula to decrease oil consumption. It sounds like Motor Honey or similar, but they go out of their way to tout the minimal effect on cold oil.

https://www.mystiklubes.com/do/product/INDUSTRIAL_SPECIALTY/663618002

Not planning to use it in anything, but just curious if anyone had tried it.
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#3262852 - 01/28/14 04:22 PM Re: Anyone use Mystik ViscidLube oil additive? [Re: MichiganMadMan]
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Am I reading those viscosities correctly?
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#3262899 - 01/28/14 05:22 PM Re: Anyone use Mystik ViscidLube oil additive? [Re: dparm]
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Originally Posted By: dparm
Am I reading those viscosities correctly?


I like the disparity...

"Raises viscosity at high temperatures with minimal effect on low temperature fluidity and cold weather start-up."

@40°C, cSt 9757
@100°C, cSt 805
Pour Point, °F (°C) 0 (-18)


thumbsup

On the flip-side, look at that viscosity index! Catterham must have a basement full of this stuff...

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#3262927 - 01/28/14 05:48 PM Re: Anyone use Mystik ViscidLube oil additive? [Re: Ramblejam]
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Originally Posted By: Ramblejam

On the flip-side, look at that viscosity index! Catterham must have a basement full of this stuff...



Check out the Pentosin PS fluids. They have VIs of over 300.
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#3262935 - 01/28/14 05:53 PM Re: Anyone use Mystik ViscidLube oil additive? [Re: dparm]
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Originally Posted By: dparm
Originally Posted By: Ramblejam

On the flip-side, look at that viscosity index! Catterham must have a basement full of this stuff...



Check out the Pentosin PS fluids. They have VIs of over 300.


I don't know HOW they do that, even starting with a very high PAO content base stock as they do.
Do they load it up with a TON of the newest asteric VIIs?? ???
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#3265746 - 01/31/14 09:59 AM Re: Anyone use Mystik ViscidLube oil additive? [Re: MichiganMadMan]
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*Bump*

Nobody??
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