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#3339294 - 04/10/14 10:05 PM ZDDPlus
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Registered: 08/24/08
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got to day my ZDDPlus 1 case 24 count $189. i know i know i go overboard sometimes. get over it.

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#3339327 - 04/10/14 10:51 PM Re: ZDDPlus [Re: morris]
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laugh
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#3339482 - 04/11/14 07:13 AM Re: ZDDPlus [Re: morris]
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What you going to run it in?
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#3339486 - 04/11/14 07:22 AM Re: ZDDPlus [Re: morris]
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Registered: 10/23/13
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Loc: Northern Illinois
I often thought of running that in my 54 Plymouth. But with the gas getting into the oil it would be a waste.

What are you running it in?

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#3339596 - 04/11/14 09:32 AM Re: ZDDPlus [Re: morris]
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Originally Posted By: morris
got to day my ZDDPlus 1 case 24 count $189. i know i know i go overboard sometimes. get over it.

Thats an understatement.
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#3340149 - 04/11/14 07:54 PM Re: ZDDPlus [Re: morris]
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i have been running it in a 2001 dak V6 3.9. auto trans. stock with a 4.1 gear. in town driving only.

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#3340192 - 04/11/14 08:56 PM Re: ZDDPlus [Re: morris]
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i keep half a dozen or so bottles on board. I use it in my
K24 Honda, and all OPE
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#3342791 - 04/14/14 07:04 PM Re: ZDDPlus [Re: morris]
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didnt i say "GET OVER IT"?

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#3342822 - 04/14/14 07:31 PM Re: ZDDPlus [Re: morris]
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Never heard of it....had to google it to find out what it is.

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#3342882 - 04/14/14 08:18 PM Re: ZDDPlus [Re: morris]
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i have been using it for 2 years. but with that kind of product the proof is a few years down the line. i checked out a lot ZZD products. only by looking at the specs. they all are good. even STP. but ZZDPlus has a more zinc then all or most.

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#3343714 - 04/15/14 05:37 PM Re: ZDDPlus [Re: morris]
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I have read that ZINC or ZDDP can cause Catalytic damage...

is that true?
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#3344031 - 04/15/14 10:15 PM Re: ZDDPlus [Re: David1]
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If there has been enough going downstream in your exhaust for a period of time.

Are you thinking about adding ZDDP for the vehicle in your signature?
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#3346896 - 04/18/14 08:10 PM Re: ZDDPlus [Re: morris]
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" ZDDP can cause Catalytic damage.." my idea is only if the zinc gets out of the crankcase, and gets into the exhaust. i hope. we dont need no stekn catalytic converter!!!

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#3346913 - 04/18/14 08:24 PM Re: ZDDPlus [Re: David1]
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Originally Posted By: David1
I have read that ZINC or ZDDP can cause Catalytic damage...

is that true?





Nope. It's the phos that kills cats. Zinc on its own doesn't do much of anything. It need the ddp part to create the tribochemical anti-wear layer
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#3399417 - 06/16/14 11:32 PM Re: ZDDPlus [Re: morris]
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Loc: texas
how would oil with a high Phos and/or zinc contain get into the combustion chamber besides through the PCV valve? if you want to use an oil like this just install an oil catch can so it will reduce the chances of oil (Phos/zinc) getting into the intake and combustion chamber then clogging the cat.

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