Date: Wed, 08 Sep 2004 02:03:28 GMT
From: "James Sweet" <>
Subject: Re: ZX1 in a 9000 turbo

"Al" <> wrote in message news:gSp%c.168651$ > Anyone else used this oil additive which promises enhanced performance, and > most importantly increased fuel consumption? > > I used some 8 years ago in a Vauxhall Corsa Turbo Diesel and it worked a > treat! (MPG up 10%) Is it likely to cause me problems in my 8 yr old 9000 > 2.3 full pressure turbo? > > Cheers > Al > > I'm always highly skeptical of oil additives other than those that come with the oil. Personally I wouldn't use them, you'd likely see the same gains by going to a quality synthetic oil without the possible risk of messing something up. If it was an old beater I was driving into the ground I might consider an additive to stop the smoke, etc to make it last a few months longer but that's not a situation I'm likely to get in.

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