Thread: Lead additives
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Old 08-10-2003, 05:55 PM
Kestas Kestas is offline
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Originally posted by WowS500
Practically all the lead content is burned and deposited on the valves and valve seats, leaving the environment virtually lead free. The sun quickly decomposes any remaining trace of lead.

Decomposes to what????

So, the lead just accumulates in the engine until you have huge blobs of lead around the ports, never to leave the exhaust pipe!!!! Where did you read this baloney?????

I agree with Peter on the toxicity of TEL. The stuff is readily absorbed by the skin. I would carefully look at the MSDS before using this product.
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