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    Engine oil additives (they're NOT what they claim!)

    Cool site. I never trusted oil additives and would never use them in anything, but there is some good info here for those of you that haven't seen it.

    http://www.chris-longhurst.com/carbi...additives.html
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    Yeah, if you want to add soemthing to your oil, use BG MOA.
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    hmmm ... restore isn't on there... good... cause that stuff does work


    i dunno if it works on turbo cars or not.... but it worked on my 81 corolla...
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    restore worked in my 96 contour as well.........
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    wait... since WRXs are water-cooled turbos... shouldn't that make it safe to use on WRXs?

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    Originally posted by EvilCerealBoX
    wait... since WRXs are water-cooled turbos... shouldn't that make it safe to use on WRXs?
    No! NO NO NO!

    I don't mean to yell, but NO!

    They're still oil-lubed.
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    Originally posted by vtjim
    No! NO NO NO!

    I don't mean to yell, but NO!

    They're still oil-lubed.

    ah... well you didn't have to waste the time of going through all the NOs

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    Originally posted by EvilCerealBoX
    ah... well you didn't have to waste the time of going through all the NOs

    YES YES YES YES YES HE DID!!!

    If your car needed additives, SOA would tell you, and would probably sell them (for $75 a bottle )

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    good find bdoug.
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    shoot , I'd hit it at current age, on roof of the car, with cousin driving , neighbor and town priest in the back seat, and that kid from "N.Korea" riding shotgun.

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