Recent Topics
Mobil 1 5w50 now FS too
by BobFout
Yesterday at 11:55 PM
Front brakes for 1991 GMC Sierra 2500
by sr17
Yesterday at 11:35 PM
7200 Miles
by Yup
Yesterday at 11:08 PM
Result; 5 additives tested in a lab
by DrAdmin
Yesterday at 09:25 PM
What are advantages of rotation ?
by HTSS_TR
Yesterday at 09:22 PM
Arthritic joints
by Eddie
Yesterday at 08:55 PM
Trouble Installing Filter
by Astro_Guy
Yesterday at 08:09 PM
Kia P0138 Code From Old Amsoil Stabilizer ??
by Quadrasteer
Yesterday at 07:43 PM
Micro Guard Filter
by Jason1221
Yesterday at 07:38 PM
'88 Caddy Brougham 307 c.u. oil selection
by momo
Yesterday at 07:34 PM
Kawasaki FX730V
by Jason1221
Yesterday at 07:30 PM
'88 Caddy Brougham 307 c.u. oil filter
by momo
Yesterday at 06:57 PM
Newest Members
troutwest66, AIRJAC3, bpete65, LEVY, Timmytimmy
58000 Registered Users
Who's Online
35 registered (barkingspider, alan003, 01rangerxl, 6 invisible), 754 Guests and 314 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
58000 Members
66 Forums
249507 Topics
4084441 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#3390439 - 06/06/14 07:54 AM Does Lucas HD oil stabilizer increase viscosity?
car5car Offline


Registered: 02/23/14
Posts: 4
Loc: FL
Does Lucas HD oil stabilizer increase viscosity?
http://www.lucasoil.com/products/display...il%20Stabilizer

Top
#3390445 - 06/06/14 08:02 AM Re: Does Lucas HD oil stabilizer increase viscosity? [Re: car5car]
Shannow Online   content


Registered: 12/12/02
Posts: 32792
Loc: Oz
Given that it's viscosity at 100C is about 10 times the viscosity of the oil that you are adding it to, you betcha it increases viscosity

Top
#3390471 - 06/06/14 08:44 AM Re: Does Lucas HD oil stabilizer increase viscosity? [Re: car5car]
Miller88 Offline


Registered: 04/09/08
Posts: 10796
Loc: Onondaga County
It's a super heavy, detergentless oil. It serves two purposes:
1) Dilutes additive of your oil, thus making it less effective
2) Makes the oil heavier.
_________________________
Originally Posted By: 01rangerxl
A Lada with manually adjusted drum brakes sounds like a fantastic car.

2000 Cherokee / 2011 Focus

Top
#3390488 - 06/06/14 09:09 AM Re: Does Lucas HD oil stabilizer increase viscosity? [Re: Miller88]
Donald Offline


Registered: 03/21/04
Posts: 16778
Loc: Upstate NY
Originally Posted By: Miller88
It's a super heavy, detergentless oil. It serves two purposes:
1) Dilutes additive of your oil, thus making it less effective
2) Makes the oil heavier.


Their demo gizmo amuses you while waiting for parts.
_________________________
2015 Subaru Forester 2.5 engine/CVT
2015 Ford F250 w/Powerstroke
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0- 4-sale
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 w/Cummins- 4-sale


Top
#3390495 - 06/06/14 09:20 AM Re: Does Lucas HD oil stabilizer increase viscosity? [Re: car5car]
OneEyeJack Offline


Registered: 09/14/10
Posts: 5193
Loc: S California
You aren't considering pouring that stuff in your engine, are you?

Top
#3390525 - 06/06/14 09:55 AM Re: Does Lucas HD oil stabilizer increase viscosity? [Re: Miller88]
29662 Offline


Registered: 05/14/14
Posts: 498
Loc: sc/fl
Originally Posted By: Miller88
It's a super heavy, detergentless oil. It serves two purposes:
1) Dilutes additive of your oil, thus making it less effective
2) Makes the oil heavier.


I'll add a third to that:

3) It lighten's your wallet.

Top
#3390553 - 06/06/14 10:30 AM Re: Does Lucas HD oil stabilizer increase viscosity? [Re: 29662]
Miller88 Offline


Registered: 04/09/08
Posts: 10796
Loc: Onondaga County
Originally Posted By: 29662
Originally Posted By: Miller88
It's a super heavy, detergentless oil. It serves two purposes:
1) Dilutes additive of your oil, thus making it less effective
2) Makes the oil heavier.


I'll add a third to that:

3) It lighten's your wallet.


But the bottles are the BEST funnels ever!
_________________________
Originally Posted By: 01rangerxl
A Lada with manually adjusted drum brakes sounds like a fantastic car.

2000 Cherokee / 2011 Focus

Top
#3390627 - 06/06/14 11:37 AM Re: Does Lucas HD oil stabilizer increase viscosity? [Re: Miller88]
4wheeldog Offline


Registered: 04/23/12
Posts: 1424
Loc: East Mountains, NM
Originally Posted By: Miller88
Originally Posted By: 29662
Originally Posted By: Miller88
It's a super heavy, detergentless oil. It serves two purposes:
1) Dilutes additive of your oil, thus making it less effective
2) Makes the oil heavier.


I'll add a third to that:

3) It lighten's your wallet.


But the bottles are the BEST funnels ever!


So......They are a funnel company, that supplies their funnels, with motor honey, free?

Top
#3390628 - 06/06/14 11:38 AM Re: Does Lucas HD oil stabilizer increase viscosity? [Re: car5car]
NHGUY Offline


Registered: 10/09/11
Posts: 4614
Loc: USA
4.It stirs air bubbles in your oil.

Top
#3394493 - 06/11/14 02:02 AM Re: Does Lucas HD oil stabilizer increase viscosity? [Re: car5car]
Marco620 Offline


Registered: 02/25/14
Posts: 620
Loc: Midwest, Rural KS
Yeah Lucas oil is a false tense product with great demo features. Too bad its way of fixing a leak is to dilute what is already there, thicken it up a gang, and then hope that by dilution it will varnish seal the leaks. Its a great thick 3 in 1 oil for squeeking door hinges and locks though. Even in group 3 synthetics which lack pao or poe , this product at best will only thicken and cause lower oci. If ppl want to thicken it up, a sae 30wt will do that and have some detergents.


Edited by Marco620 (06/11/14 02:03 AM)

Top
#3397308 - 06/14/14 09:45 AM Re: Does Lucas HD oil stabilizer increase viscosity? [Re: car5car]
Stelth Offline


Registered: 02/24/11
Posts: 1875
Loc: California
Originally Posted By: car5car
Does Lucas HD oil stabilizer increase viscosity?
http://www.lucasoil.com/products/display...il%20Stabilizer


Yes. In fact, I think the term "stabilizer" comes from the fact that your oil pressure won't go as low at idle when the engine is warm, so the oil pressure is more "stable." In a worn engine, it will usually increase oil pressure throughout the rev range.
_________________________
Experts are often wrong, but rarely in doubt.

Top