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Old 01-29-2007, 11:51 PM   #1
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Hey all, I just want everyones opinion on something. Has anyone used lucas oil stabilizer before. If so, what did you think of it???
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Hey all, I just want everyones opinion on something. Has anyone used lucas oil stabilizer before. If so, what did you think of it???
I used to put a quart in my Silverado every time I changed the oil due to a ticking front lifter that liked to make noise on cold starts for about 10 seconds. Worked like a charm..... no more lifter noise.

I've since quit using it..... no real reason as to why I stopped. I may put some back in next oil change. Maybe since it'* winter and the ticking is worse, I feel the need to use it again.

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Why do you want to run it? Are you having problems?
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no, I like to use it for protection purposes. I just wanted to see if anyone else was using it too.
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Junk. Worse than a waste of money. Want protection? Just keep some decent oil in it.

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/images/lucas/lucas.htm
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Tokk a look at the link Since62 good info. So would the transmission additive do the same or different animal all together??
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Wow, I never would have thought! Thats a neat test they did!
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Tokk a look at the link Since62 good info. So would the transmission additive do the same or different animal all together??
There is only ONE additive I would (and do) run in a GM auto trans: Lubegard in the red bottle. This one has some value; the others are all snake oil, in my opinion.
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"Mechanic in a can" can sometimes MASK the real problem and give you a temporary lifespan increase.

It can help with slipping shifts as a temporary measure until a rebuild. It'* a short-term bandaid at best.
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bobistheoilguy has been around for years. He does real research and actual testing to support what he says. Much more worthy than most of the (unsupported) word-of-mouth drivel you usually get online.
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