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Old 01-24-2013, 05:33 AM
tyrrellrunnells tyrrellrunnells is offline
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Default lucas oil stabilizer

does any body run the oil stabilizer from lucas. just want to know if its worth it or not. and if it is safe on the motor.
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Old 01-24-2013, 08:14 AM
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Default Re: lucas oil stabilizer

didnt think oil had to be stabilized. I have used the fuel treatment and didnt really see any result. Seafoam is good though. Search the trifecta. Is there a particular problem you are trying to solve adding this?
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Old 01-24-2013, 08:43 AM
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Default Re: lucas oil stabilizer

I put it in my Chevy silverado and it made my lifters knock but it is also an oil thickener and i put it in in like 0 degree weather so i would recommend it durring the summer or warm weather
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Old 01-24-2013, 08:47 AM
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Default Re: lucas oil stabilizer

Ford and every US manufacturer warns against using additives of any kind.
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:18 AM
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Default Re: lucas oil stabilizer

i'd stick with full synthetic oil, a good filter and no addatives. after seeing how well mobil1 full synthetic holds up after 5-6k miles it's all i use.
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Old 01-24-2013, 01:53 PM
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Default Re: lucas oil stabilizer

^^ there's no reason to run it. I have a 2.3L OHV approaching 200K that's only seen dino or syn-blend (whatever is on sale w/o a Fram or STP filter), 10w30 is all it needs, runs with no ticks, not even on cold first start up on these 10 degree mornings. Like Backcountry96 stated, you don't want to thicken your oil in cold climate.
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