Is Slick 50 bad for your engine?

According to the FTC, ads for Slick 50 that tout tests showing improved engine performance are false and its claims of reduced engine wear are unsubstantiated. “We believe the ads exaggerate the lack of protection motor oils provide modern engines at start-up, as well as the risk of premature engine failure.

Will Slick 50 stop lifter noise?

This tractor had a noisy hydraulic lifter since it was new. But with the Slick 50 the lifter stays quiet. The Tractor is now 19 years old and the Slick 50 keeps the lifter quiet. If I dont put the Slick 50 in when I change oil the lifter will make noise.

What does Slick 50 do for your engine?

SLICK 50® Recharged High Mileage Engine Treatment was developed for vehicles that suffer from lost performance due to friction & wear, oil consumption & leaks, smoking, and sludge build-up. It is formulated to restore the performance of your high mileage vehicle and keep it running like new.

What happened to the original Slick 50?

The original Slick-50 (pre 1984) formula is now sold under the name Xcelplus. Q Is it true that Xcelplus is the original Slick-50 formula? A Yes. In 1983 John Bishop the inventor discontinued the supply of the formula to Petrolon who marketed Slick 50.

How often should I use slick 50?

12, 500 miles
Slick 50 should be used at every oil change, for maximum effectiveness, or at least every 12, 500 miles (20, 000km).

Does Slick 50 work synthetic oil?

Yes, Slick 50® Engine Treatments are compatible with synthetic oils.

Will Motor Flush help lifter tick?

Engine flush contains specially formulated detergents which help to break up these deposits so they can escape along with the oil when it’s drained for replacement. If you have noisy hydraulic lifters then engine flush can be particularly effective when it comes to trying to fix noisy lifters.

How much Slick 50 do I add?

Refill with motor oil, replacing 500 ml of oil with 500 ml of SLICK 50 Engine Treatment. Check oil level. Use at every oil change for maximum effectiveness or at least every 12,500 miles / 20,000 km….Synthetic Engine Treatment.

Engine Size Slick 50 Usage
3 Litres – 5 Litres 1 Litre (As above)
Over 5 litres 20% of total lubricant requirement

What is the best engine treatment additive?

  1. Editor’s Pick: Lucas Heavy Duty Oil Stabilizer.
  2. Marvel Mystery Oil.
  3. Hot Shot’s Secret Original Stiction Eliminator.
  4. Archoil Oil Additive (AR9100)
  5. Prolong Super Lubricants Engine Treatment (PSL11000)
  6. REV X High Performance Oil Additive.
  7. Liqui Moly Cera Tec Friction Modifier.
  8. Restore Engine Restorer & Lubricant.

What does Slick 50 high mileage engine treatment do?

Slick 50® Recharged High Mileage Engine Treatment contains a small amount of PTFE. [/new] PTFE is a solid which is added to engine oil and coats the moving parts of the engine.

What are the benefits of Slick 50 oil additives?

Slick 50 (engine oil additives) Slick 50 and other engine oil additives supposedly reduce engine wear and increase fuel efficiency. You may have heard the commercial or seen the ad: Multiple tests by independent laboratories have shown that when properly applied to an automotive engine, Slick 50 Engine Formula reduces wear on engine parts.

How many miles does Slick 50 oil change?

The oil that was treated with Slick 50 had the least amount of friction. We use it in my family and our cars LAST. My brother sticks in a quarter to a third of a bottle with each oil change, and when he finally sold his suburban it had 394,000 miles on the (original and still running) engine.

Can you hear the engine running with Slick 50 on?

The 5.3L Vortec engine in this car has always run very smoothly when everything is in good working order, but it became even smoother/quieter when I added Slick 50 to the oil. I literally cannot hear the engine running from inside the car