They Call it "Lucas" Oil Stabilizer

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Well, might want to send off a virgin sample of whats going into your engine the next time (minus the additives) so that you have something to compare it to.
 
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Wouldn't it be the same as the voas for delvac 1300 or are you thinking it might be a little different due to being in a storage tank and possible contamination? I'll pour a little from all 3 jugs that will be used next time and send it in for a voa. Should I pay the extra and get the tbn also?
 
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I won't let a bottle of lucas anything within 10 feet of my engines.
Agreed. This stuff is junk. Someone gave me a big bottle of LUCL, and I haven't noticed any improvement from using that either. Lucas is all hype.
UCL bottles make great funnels. We got a bunch of them free from somewhere and that's the perfect use for them! If i lose a funnel, I just cut open a new bottle and dump it in the waste oil bin.
 
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Originally Posted By: dixon700
Wouldn't it be the same as the voas for delvac 1300
May not be, considering you say you get it in bulk. And the formulas DO change.
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or are you thinking it might be a little different due to being in a storage tank and possible contamination?
EXACTLY smile
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I'll pour a little from all 3 jugs that will be used next time and send it in for a voa. Should I pay the extra and get the tbn also?
Don't need TBN I don't think on the VOA unless you want to spend the extra money smile
 
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Ok I'll pick out 3 jugs that I know are from the bulk and pour a bit of all 3 in there. Send them out for a voa, then run all 3 of those jugs next oil change.
 
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I have a question for everybody. It is said that Lucas is just a heavy oil with little to no additives, so then what about how sticky Lucas is? Wouldn't it be sticking to everything in your engine like bearings?
 
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I have a question for everybody. It is said that Lucas is just a heavy oil with little to no additives, so then what about how sticky Lucas is? Wouldn't it be sticking to everything in your engine like bearings?
That's a question for Molakule, however it may just be a tackifier like what is used in chainsaw oil. Hardly beneficial for your engine and the stuff causes aeration.
 
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https://web.archive.org/web/20030408232856/http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/images/lucas/lucas.htm
Thanks for the interesting article. I'm guessing the same results with the synthetic lucas. Was the article also stating that a syn blend is better than a full synthetic?
 
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Originally Posted By: Trajan
https://web.archive.org/web/20030408232856/http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/images/lucas/lucas.htm
Thanks for the interesting article. I'm guessing the same results with the synthetic lucas. Was the article also stating that a syn blend is better than a full synthetic?
That pics are the important past IMHO. Shows what adds do to oil.
 
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I've been driving automobiles for over 25 years and don't use any oil additives. I tried STP back when I was a kid and all it did was make the oil thicker. IMO, all oil additives do is transfer money from your pocket to someone else.
 
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I am actually more of a fan of SMB dollar tree products than Lucas. My dad put a bottle of Lucas in my engine when he changed the oil and now when I start it up after sitting for a few days there is smoke coming out of the exhaust. That could just be a coincidence, but before we had it in there the engine was in the same condition it was always in after he put it in there. 1992 Pontiac Bonneville 3.8 v6.155,440-STP 10w30 1992 Toyota Celica 1.6 I4. 290,726-Valvoline maxlife high mileage 10w30
 
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