Chevron Lubricants Q&A

click here to participate in the Chevron Lubricants Q&A

Recent Topics
Any Penrite UOA's?
by B320i
04/26/15 03:43 AM
Garage used correct oil for my AMG?
by lanab
04/26/15 01:49 AM
What causes high oil pressure?
by dino33
04/26/15 12:04 AM
I'm becoming a double edged razor hoarder!
by The_Eric
04/25/15 11:57 PM
Date Code Wanted For New Purolator Oil Filter..
by crazyoildude
04/25/15 11:20 PM
Scraping noise after replacing rear hub assemblies
by JRed
04/25/15 10:15 PM
Pressure Viscosity Coefficient and HTHS
by Shannow
04/25/15 09:59 PM
Shell presentation on oil, economy, and future.
by Shannow
04/25/15 09:34 PM
Replaced OEM filter with K&N for better efficiency
by DoubleWasp
04/25/15 09:33 PM
Need help with PowerBook WiFi Setup
by Merkava_4
04/25/15 09:31 PM
Any Reason To Change Brands?
by Finz
04/25/15 09:03 PM
Another fun Purolator thread with pic!
by 901Memphis
04/25/15 08:58 PM
Newest Members
rutherford, kiernan, chas8754, apeevey, zeb
53725 Registered Users
Who's Online
17 registered (Jarlaxle, coach477, MDettling, bubbatime, bruno, 2 invisible), 629 Guests and 165 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
53725 Members
66 Forums
230334 Topics
3686985 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#3262837 - 01/28/14 04:05 PM Anyone use Mystik ViscidLube oil additive?
MichiganMadMan Offline


Registered: 07/18/11
Posts: 178
Loc: SE Michigan
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.
_________________________
2008 Subaru Impreza STI
2013 Subaru Forester X
2004 Suzuki Hayabusa
1987 Honda VFR700F2
2011 Jonsered 2188 Chainsaw-The Judge.

Top
#3262852 - 01/28/14 04:22 PM Re: Anyone use Mystik ViscidLube oil additive? [Re: MichiganMadMan]
dparm Offline


Registered: 04/19/10
Posts: 12612
Loc: Chicago, IL
Am I reading those viscosities correctly?
_________________________
2011.5 BMW M3 saloon ZCP
der stärkste buchstabe der welt
Castrol Edge Professional TWS 10w60 + Mahle OX 254D3

Top
#3262899 - 01/28/14 05:22 PM Re: Anyone use Mystik ViscidLube oil additive? [Re: dparm]
Ramblejam Offline


Registered: 11/05/13
Posts: 1083
Loc: Kentucky
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...

Top
#3262927 - 01/28/14 05:48 PM Re: Anyone use Mystik ViscidLube oil additive? [Re: Ramblejam]
dparm Offline


Registered: 04/19/10
Posts: 12612
Loc: Chicago, IL
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.
_________________________
2011.5 BMW M3 saloon ZCP
der stärkste buchstabe der welt
Castrol Edge Professional TWS 10w60 + Mahle OX 254D3

Top
#3262935 - 01/28/14 05:53 PM Re: Anyone use Mystik ViscidLube oil additive? [Re: dparm]
dailydriver Offline


Registered: 03/14/06
Posts: 7565
Loc: Bucks County, Pa.
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?? ???
_________________________
2000 Z28 1SC 6 speed 175K miles
Red Line 0W-40/Sustina 0W-20 (20/80 mix)
Fram Ultra filter
Motul Gear 300 75W-90/3.8 oz. XL-3
Red Line D4 in the T56

Top
#3265746 - 01/31/14 09:59 AM Re: Anyone use Mystik ViscidLube oil additive? [Re: MichiganMadMan]
MichiganMadMan Offline


Registered: 07/18/11
Posts: 178
Loc: SE Michigan
*Bump*

Nobody??
_________________________
2008 Subaru Impreza STI
2013 Subaru Forester X
2004 Suzuki Hayabusa
1987 Honda VFR700F2
2011 Jonsered 2188 Chainsaw-The Judge.

Top