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Re: Oil Additives - Rislone, Marvel Mystery, TufOil?

Jason (et al),

I must confess that, when I hear all these claims about such products as 
Marvel Mystery Oil, I am full of wonder.  I wonder exactly which variety of 
snake is being called a "Marvel Mystery".  :-)

On Tue, 7 May 1996 JRheeman@aol.com wrote:

>      Recently, I've read or heard about a number of oils/oil addititives/oil
> substitutes and I was hoping members of the list could help me out.  
>      The last time I had my oil changed, my mechanic suggested I try a
> product called "Rislone" to help alleviate the valve ticking in my '90 CQ.
>  He said just add a quart when I'm down a quart during the next few oil
> intervals.  I tried searching the archives, but no luck.
>      In the most recent European Car, I read a short product blurb about
> TufOil and how it is claimed to be the most lubricating substance known to
> man.
>      Finally, there was a recent thread about Marvel Mystery Oil and it
> interested me enough to buy some.  However, I am a little hesitant to put it
> in.  Thus, I have a few questions:
> 1.  Do any of you feel strongly about these products?
> 2.  Is there any long term benefit/harm in using these products?
> 3.  Are these products similar and is one better than the other?
>      I would really appreciate any help on this issue as I want to do the
> best thing for my engine.  Thanks in advance.
> Jason Rhee
> W. Bloomfield, MI
> 1990 Coupe Quattro

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