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Slick 50 is really good. I have a friend who swears by it.
 

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Slick 50 is not a good product. Teflon is a solid. SAE did a test with Slick 50 in a one cylinder air cooled engine. They found at high temps Slick 50 cause major scuffing of the piston walls. You are better off going to Mobil One oil.
 

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Not to mention, about 80% of the PTFE winds up in the filter in about the first 5 minutes. Then your filter is partially clogged.
 

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If you really want to give your engine a good cleaning, then I suggest you use SeaFoam available at any Napa store. It's not available at Pep Boys, AutoZone, Shuck's, Kragen, etc. It's only available at Napa. Folks over at the TTORA board swear by it. I have a few bottles sitting in the garage, but just waiting for my next oil change use it.
 

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engine restore really does help stop oil burning and is supposed to help bring compression back up on high mileage vehicles. i used to use it on my '80 impala which burned a quart of oil in about 500 miles, after putting a can in, i did not have to add oil for 2000 miles. i use seafoam every other oil change to keep my engine internals clean. it works wonders.
 

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what exactly is "seafoam"

<edit> Ok i googled-
so let me see if i get this strait- i find the vaccum hose, let in half can, then try and stall it or turn it off. Pour rest in oil/and-or gas tank. let sit. SMOKE!!!. change oil/filter. sound about right?
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Seafoam has worked wonders on my motor. My Camry has been running a lot better since I started using Seafoam. Seafoam is some of the best stuff you can use:thumbup: :thumbup:
 

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dlichterman said:
what exactly is "seafoam"

<edit> Ok i googled-
so let me see if i get this strait- i find the vaccum hose, let in half can, then try and stall it or turn it off. Pour rest in oil/and-or gas tank. let sit. SMOKE!!!. change oil/filter. sound about right?
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That sound about right!!:thumbup:
 

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dam you change your oil every 6 months, dam i use the change the one on my beater (87 Celica GTS) every 2monts (that is all and filter)
 
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