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Old 10-20-2008, 08:35 PM   #1
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lucas oil realy works

for everyone that dosn't know or isn't a fermbeleaver then here you go. Last winter/spring around january my auto tranny was starting to go out. gears were skipping and not cetching. i drove it like that for acouple months before i got it fixed. well make a long story short come about july I drove from cali to wisconsin 1800 some miles on a bad tranny and used nothing but lucas the whole way. when i finaly got home i still drove it for another week before i got it fixed. when i took it in the mechanic took it apart and all the gears fell out. point of the dtory is it got me home to get fix, so yes lucas oil products actually work.

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Old 10-20-2008, 08:58 PM   #2
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I've never been a fan of Lucas Oil Stabilizer, especially after reading Bob The Oil Guy's evaluation of it at What about Additives?

That test pretty well confirmed my suspicions.

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Old 10-20-2008, 09:38 PM   #3
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i see your point but i never had that problem were the oil oxidized like that. but of corse im running strat lucas engine oilin my engine, even when i had the stablizer i never had that problem.
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i have run it in my standard transmissions and liked it and we have an old cummins at work we add a gallon to it in the summer to keep the low oil pressure light out it worked for 2 years like that untill we retired it but that link jerry shows will make you think twice about it very interesting
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WOW! Never saw that, ive used Lucas for a few years and never had a foaming problem like that.
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...ive used Lucas for a few years and never had a foaming problem like that.
I dunno how anyone could ever know if it was foaming, afterall it's inside a steel or aluminum housing where you can't see it.
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Old 10-21-2008, 01:08 PM   #7
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I've never been a fan of Lucas Oil Stabilizer, especially after reading Bob The Oil Guy's evaluation of it at What about Additives?

That test pretty well confirmed my suspicions.
my local auto parts store has one of those that is a hand crank. made me change my mind fairly quickly on what oils and other fluids i use.
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Old 10-21-2008, 03:20 PM   #8
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I dunno how anyone could ever know if it was foaming, afterall it's inside a steel or aluminum housing where you can't see it.
every time i change my oil it never looks oxidized. the color it goes in is the same as it comes out. unless if it regains its original color after sitting for a bit. or does it?

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