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Old 07-30-2006, 03:40 AM
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Anybody Use Lucas Additives?

Hey All, anybody use Lucas products? I've used them in basically everything I own...any objections or comments about running the oil stabilizer in the truck? What about the fuel additive?...they claim it helps lubricate the fuel to increase component life..like pumps and injectors.
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im not gonna lie to ya man, additives that didnt come in the oil already scare me.......even name brand ones. I think that everything your truck needs oil wise is in the oil already......
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I kinda agree with Marc. I feel if it's not already in the oil, I don't need to add it. My dad always ran Rotella T 15-40 and never had a problem, therefore, I run Rotella T.
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I've run there fuel treatment but have had much better luck with powerservice or the brand that ford promotes, had a buddy that said the mileage on his 7.3 actually dropped 1-2mpg running the lucas additive
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wow, ive never heard anyone have any complaints about any cetane booster, i was under the impression that most were very similar in results, but thats good to know man!!!!
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the only expirence i have with lucas is in company truck's and oil additive i my sister's truck. i used to be a delivery driver for a parts store. every other oil change my boss would have us put a bottle of injector cleaner junk in the truck's. it helped mileage but i think it was for gassers only. the oil additive i put i my sisters truck cuz it had an old worn out 300 in with little to no oil pressure. put a quart of the lucas in and the pressur came up. i only use power service and diesel in my tank and rotella 15-40 in the pan.
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Old 07-30-2006, 12:40 PM
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Hey Marc, I don't think the Lucas Fuel Additive boosts the Cetane levels, I think it's just a cleaner/lubricant. At least it doesn't SAY anywhere on the bottle that it boosts cetane, it simply says for Gasoline or Diesel Fuel.
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I don't use ANY motor oil additives, just plain don't belive they are anything more than a "band-aid" for a much bigger problem. I do however use it in the rear and t-case of my off road truck and I can't really say it hurts or helps but it does run ALOT quieter in 4low.
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