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fitz47203

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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 1:12:18 PM

Are awesome what do you think
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dassfg
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2014 9:17:14 PM

Prefer Aimsoil
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Fredelin
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2014 7:43:23 PM

It depends indeed on your vehicle.
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CactusBobs
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2014 1:17:49 PM

"Can't go wrong with any Lucas product!"
SURE YOU CAN !

you can go wrong with any product you don't need or get little benefit from or the benefit is less than the cost of the product .

the stores are full of products that work just enough to keep people buying them

So enjoy what you buy and know the benefit cost ratio.
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CentaurChiron
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2014 9:12:10 AM

0848 marine, I wish I could easily assess, as you do, the fuel consumption savings I make... Any suggestions?
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0848Marine
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Message Posted: Nov 6, 2013 7:15:43 PM

Excellent products! I use all of their gas and oil additives. My most recent purchase from Lucas is the Upper Cylinder Lubricant with injector cleaners and fuel conditioners. Better fuel economy was advertised and I found that to be true. Last 2 tanks of gas netted me about 1 1/2 more miles per gallon. Can't go wrong with any Lucas product!
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2013 9:13:48 AM

I haven't had the need to use these products.
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Straitliner
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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2013 8:55:09 AM

I have used them and when I did they worked great. I mostly used the injector cleaner more than anything.
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ScottAdams5
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Message Posted: Nov 3, 2013 5:47:49 AM

Compare the industry standard test results from the Product Data Sheets with others and you may discover they aren't so, "awesome".
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GustheCat2
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2013 1:26:51 PM

Never used them
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CactusBobs
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2013 1:07:30 PM

keep buying stuff, keep spending all you got .......enjoy

I will pass, thank you
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TomB2
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Message Posted: Nov 2, 2013 1:00:33 PM

They have an excellent and expensive marketing program.
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Jef4ers
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2013 1:19:47 PM

Really surprized at all the "never heard of it" responses. Come on guys, get up to speed, this is not a forum about beans..... Lucas is OK but there are a few that are superior.

For engines run normally up to about 30K, the latest oils do have OK detergency. After that, a good oil system cleaning along with a decarbonization of the combustion system, valves and injectors works wonders.

I found good results by using MotorKote additive. Some are telling me that they treat the engine with ER, Duralube or Slick50 Before adding the MotorKote. (add motorkote at next oil change)

Try the decarbonization and oil additives on an old single cylinder 4 stroke for verification.
A quarter ounce of Acetone adding to 1 gal. Regular Shell adds to the amazement.
Experiment before using anything on your $5000 auto engine......Some of the naysayers will discount the above as usual but some of us can atest that the process has been successful on old lawnmowers (air cooled Briggs, no less) from late sixties still running strong today. Can't say that by using straight motor oil and some gumout.
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GustheCat2
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2013 9:44:38 AM

Never used.
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2013 9:09:16 AM

Never used any of their products.
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 5:23:10 AM

It depends on what you need them for and I don't usually need any of them.
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eyegotgas2
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 3:24:58 AM

I use a gas additive. It does improve gas mileage imho and is good for the engine.

Will not be stopping anytime soon.

My Honda Accord has 425000 kms.
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Bud76
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 10:44:31 PM

Quality
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pacecar68
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:46:27 PM

hmmm...i don't know much about them. clean fluid and correct spec is likely more important than brand...

ok, you can throw stones now...lol.
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CactusBobs
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:39:59 PM

additives are only useful if you need them

you might use a oil additive in a worn manual transmission to reduce noise

a fuel additive might be used to fix or clean out a sticky fuel injector the bottom line is for 99.9% of the drivers and cars out there , there is just no need for any additives , Lucas or otherwise
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Houckster
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:30:36 PM

There's little to no need for any of the products that Lucas makes in my view. Oil additives make very little sense because motor oils have all the additives they need, especially with the new API SN oils.

As for gasoline, just buy a Top Tier fuel.

I would consider this advice "awesome", if I didn't hat that word so much.

[Edited by: Houckster at 1/30/2013 9:31:32 PM EST]
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HeavyDuty_cache
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 6:29:50 PM

Do you work for them or maybe sell it?
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MIT05
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:42:03 AM

Never hear of Lucas,is it a oil or parts?
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Hanski
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:35:13 AM

never used any of their products
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PithyOpiner
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 1:07:20 PM

He's into oil products now, too? I thought he only made movies.
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DRIVEOFFWI
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 4:41:12 PM

good stuff the 2 cycle oil is what i use
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Jan 23, 2013 2:53:59 PM

Have heard good things about them but have not tried any
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BUSSY
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Message Posted: Dec 17, 2012 8:09:34 AM

Never heard of them.
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Dec 17, 2012 5:24:45 AM

I wouldn't know since I don't use them.
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jes
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Message Posted: Dec 17, 2012 5:13:42 AM

They're ok.
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maxstar
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 5:50:55 PM

What is the point of this topic fitz47203?
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Gas_Buddy
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 4:21:10 PM

They're "awesome".

Maybe you can provide a little more description or explanation about what or why they're "awesome". Simply saying something is awesome without explaining what you mean is like saying a restaurant "...is the best ever...lots of selections." No idea what that type of review is supposed to mean.
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WEPSMAN
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 3:05:35 PM

Not sure yet. Using some of the fuel additve right now. Not decided what I think yet.
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WEDDY
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 1:28:31 PM

I haave heard of them, but never used the product. I don't have any opinion as of yet.
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WEDDY
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 1:28:30 PM

I haave heard of them, but never used the product. I don't have any opinion as of yet.
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WEDDY
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 1:27:57 PM

I have heard of them, but never used the product. I don't have any opinion as of yet.

[Edited by: WEDDY at 12/16/2012 1:29:13 PM EST]
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WEDDY
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 1:27:56 PM

I haave heard of them, but never used the product. I don't have any opinion as of yet.
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