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Zmax Works Great

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  1. lsvtec hatch93

    lsvtec hatch93 Senior Member

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    i used zmax last week with my oil change. i might just be imagining things but it feels quicker and my turbo seems to spool a little faster. it also made my exhaust a little quieter. i just thought i would share that .
     
  2. Capt. Orygun

    Capt. Orygun Win the Day

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    yeah I used it about 500 miles ago on my stock 99si, saw the infomertial and thought "what the hell". I know first hand that US military aircraft last almost forever (the B-52 won't be retired until it's 100th yr of service). If that in some small way can be credited to the lubricant used in ZMAX, then I wanted it in my car.

    Bottom line.....

    Nothing major, it's not going to bring Calesta's B20 back to life or anything. It could be comparable to a tune up, just makes stuff run smoother.

    Hey man, how do I use the tranny ZMAX fluid? I've consulted my haynes and user manual but nothin was found :(
     
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    Tonyd0821 Banned

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    FTC


    click on that link. That will explain ZMAX in full..........
     
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    chevy302dz Senior Member

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    Don't waste your money, if you want your car to run better then just keep it tuned properly.
     
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    Tonyd0821 Banned

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    IF ANYONE HAS ANY FURTHER QUESTIONS ABOUT ENGINE OIL ADDITIVES SUCH AS ZMAX, SLICK 50 AND WHAT NOT...

    CLICK THIS LINK


    <<edit>> sorry for the caps
     
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    XZILER8 Senior Member

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    I used to have a 1982 ford f150 that my grandpa bought new. He maintained that truck meticulously. It ran perfect!!! and looked even better. I bought it from him to use as a winter vehicle. The second week I had it, I decided to put in a bottle of ? (can't remember the name, but it was the one where in the infomercial they had mario andretti race a viper with no oil in it.....I think it started with a "P") Anyways, it was a highly publicized product, so I decided to put a bottle in. 2 days later I was driving to work and I blew the engine because the oil sending unit or something like that became blocked. I found it a little ironic that the truck ran perfectly for 16 years and as soon as I put an additive in the oil, it blew..........hmmmmmmmmmmmm? <_<
     
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    sportlinecrx Banned

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    holy shit! :eek:

    i did use it once, but didnt feel any difference,wish i had gotten my money back.

    things that ive used which did make a noticeable difference: prolong, slick 50. i tried dura-lube a couple times but didnt feel any diference. the prolong had the biggest effect but it wore off quickly. i swear by slick 50. you wont feel a big difference right away, but will feel more power after about 100 miles or so. ive got 394,xxx miles on my D15 as proof that it really works!!

    [​IMG]
     
  8. K2e2vin

    K2e2vin Senior Member

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    umm tuning doesnt always make your car run better if your oil sux.

    i think those additives help make the oil last longer, or something to that degree.

    i dont think you really need those additives because regular oil changes should prevent damages and friction. but it wouldnt hurt to add a little more protection.
     
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    asmallsol Super Moderator

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    Everything that oil needs to perform the best is already in the oil from the refinery.
     
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    XZILER8 Senior Member

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    Prolong
     
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    JDMilan Senior Member

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    Additives blow, period..........I didn't think that they caused more damage than was already done.


    Milan
     
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    deth101 Senior Member

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    I used z-max in my 95 dx at 50,000 miles and it seemed fine....still does but last week z-max sent me a letter offering a full cash refund because they lost a case brought by the FTC for false advertising :lol: as I said I have had no problems and have 145,000 on my D but am stoked I get my cash back! 75$ got the stuff off the TV when it was new.
     
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    JDMilan Senior Member

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    I wish this happened more often when the robbers return all your shit,



    Milan
     
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    yeah,I cant believe they actually mailed me,citibank at work I guess
     
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    lsvtec GNU/Linux Evangelist

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    That is from karnash's second link.
     
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    to everyone who thought legal research has no practical application :lol:
     
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