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Old February 18th 19, 07:54 AM posted to rec.autos.antique
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On Sunday, 25 February 1996 19:00:00 UTC+11, Lorin Grable wrote:
> Here's that #@%@# article by Frank Rau again. This article is old. It predates the
> SAE test papers presented after that. Petrolon has responded to that article
> pointing out its inconsistencies. Last year, I just bought a new GMC Suburban and
> looked into Slick 50 products in depth. They sent me numerous technically sound
> articles about their research and that of independent labs. You don't get SAE
> papers published if they are crap! I was and still am convinced that the product
> will make a difference for engine longevity. So, I put it in my $30,000 truck.
> I'll probably never really know for sure if the stuff works (I don't plan to tear my
> engine down @ 50000 miles!) but it doesn't look like it could do any harm and its
> reasonably cheap (considering the cost of the vehicle).

Here's some info on what happened to Slick 50 from the guy who invented it:

Most people don't realise the formula changed along the way.


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