Recent Topics
Christmas shopping days to go
by CourierDriver
18 minutes 34 seconds ago
Extended Oil Change ?
by yankees1
37 minutes 56 seconds ago
Oil choice for S350d
by bigjl
Today at 06:45 AM
Mobil1 0w20 EP, 9924 miles, 2010 Civic
by Astro_Guy
Today at 06:22 AM
Edge 10W30, Penrite HPR 5, MaxLife 20W50 in Aust.
by SR5
Today at 04:23 AM
That's all folks....last Aussie car produced today
by Shannow
Today at 02:41 AM
Under valve cover pics
by barkingspider
Today at 01:50 AM
Simple Tire. Are they good?
by WhyMe
Today at 12:59 AM
Fuel injected Toyotas
by OneEyeJack
Today at 12:12 AM
Opinions on Engine Flushes?
by DimondPhilup
Today at 12:10 AM
How quickly will liquids in the coolant system mix
by TheMidnightNarwh
Yesterday at 11:56 PM
Toyota 2.5l oil filter tool?
by RDC
Yesterday at 10:25 PM
2008 Duramax LMM Amsoil Premium Diesel Oil 5W40
by Toptierpao
Yesterday at 09:20 PM
Nexus 7 Q
by sleddriver
Yesterday at 08:35 PM
Pour Point confusion....
by ZZman
Yesterday at 08:30 PM
Schaeffer's 7000 5W-30
by bigj_16
Yesterday at 08:23 PM
2004 Silverado 175k mi; Spark knock issue
by TexasTea
Yesterday at 07:53 PM
VW Jetta coolant capacity
by loneryder
Yesterday at 07:46 PM
Are we taking a step backwards with D.I. Engines?
by 5AcresAndAFool
Yesterday at 07:38 PM
New Moog Quick Struts- Clunking, Banging, Creaking
by Rock_Hudstone
Yesterday at 07:31 PM
Newest Members
thkilroy, perknz, JEByrd, theJackpile, Jgribbs
63170 Registered Users
Who's Online
84 registered (AdamZ, alarmguy, ARCOgraphite, 5AcresAndAFool, 2004tdigls, andyd, 7 invisible), 1792 Guests and 12 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
63170 Members
66 Forums
272509 Topics
4524045 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 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 Offline


Registered: 12/12/02
Posts: 36907
Loc: 'Stralia
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: 12258
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.
_________________________
I don't have nice things for a reason

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: 19324
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
2016 Subaru Crosstrek CVT (wife's)


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: 6805
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: 524
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: 12258
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!
_________________________
I don't have nice things for a reason

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: 1454
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: 4908
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: 1433
Loc: Fly Over Region, North America
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)
_________________________
2015 Civic Special Ed. R18Z1
PUP 0w20/Archoil9100,FU7317,Eibach Bars
HPS Intake/Tanabe strut bar/Borla Exhaust/Tein Suspension

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: 1961
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