Scott, how would you define high mileage? My brother has 450,000 miles on
his Toyota. Bob K
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From: "zman" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, March 15, 2004 7:05 AM
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] fuel savers
> On Sun, 14 Mar 2004, Bob KNOTTS wrote:
> > I haven't tried those products, but I have been using Fram's oil filters
> > with Teflon. With Castrol synthetic blend 10-30 oil, my gas mileage on
> > highway went up 14%. The bad news is Castrol says Teflon does bad things
> > their oil. I checked with Quaker State. They say no problem with Teflon.
> > fact, they bought Slick 50, a Teflon based oil additive. I haven't tried
> > Quaker State oil yet-they suggest their 4X4 formula for my car (2000
> > which probably sees 75-80 percent of it's miles on the highway. As soon
> > change oil to Quaker State, I'll run another mileage check. Bob K in
> > AZ.
> Beware of using those additives in a high mileage engine. The use of
> Teflon on a high mileage motor can cause irreversable oil useage and loss
> of compression.
> Scott H. Zekanis
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