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Old 04-21-2008, 03:29 AM
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anybody ever use z-max in their benz???

Just curious, I sell alot of it, and just wondered if it was good for our cars to use.

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what is it? Can you link to a webpage or something?
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Old 04-21-2008, 03:37 AM
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nvm im lazy http://www.zmax.com/
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The microlubricant or the antibiotic?

You might try the antibiotic for dirty fuel problems. Engine oil additives aren't too popular in this forum. Lucas oil additive masked my bent rod problem for a few hundred miles but the oil consumption came back with a vengeance.

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Old 04-21-2008, 03:48 AM
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Additives are a waste of money.
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Additives are a waste of money.
don't you use power service?
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Old 04-21-2008, 07:47 AM
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don't you use power service?
Rarely.
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Old 04-21-2008, 08:39 AM
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Power Service is the worst of the bunch. THe better ones dont use alcohol. Howes, etc.

Sorry, I use fuel additives for lubricity if I'm runing straight pump D. Otherwise, the bio takes care of it.
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Thanks for the input.
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It's all snake oil.
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Old 04-21-2008, 07:40 PM
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zmax

I've used zmax and every other product on the market.
The main difference is with some they have to be re added or "boosted" every oil change.
I have blown up 2 motors on zmax.
Doesn't work at all.

Duralube is the only one that i have found where you add it and thats it for 50k miles but recently they watered down the formula.
I've run engines without oil pumps for weeks on duralube and have NEVER been able to blow up an engine while using the stuff.

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