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Old 02-08-2008, 10:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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What the best injector cleaner?

Whats the best injector cleaner out on the market? And also does anyone else run any lucas oil additive in their motor oil?
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Old 02-08-2008, 10:45 AM   #2 (permalink)
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4Power fuel system cleaner. It cleans the system aggressively as well as removing water by separating the hydrogen from the water and leaving the hydrogen to be burnt with the fuel. I use it about every 5k mi. It works in with the Diesel Plus.
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Running a good fuel additive is your best bet to keep you injectors happy.

This post will likely get moved to Maintenance and Fluids; you will get a better level of response there.
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I dont use a cleaner ,BUT do use a additive such as optilube xpd ,stanidyne powerservise ,ect. as maintance ...all the time . lubes ,and cleans the fuel & injectors never needed a cleaner.........lucus oil teat, use to useit but after much reading here I dont ,swichted to synthetec ,besides I think lucas is more for a some what worn engine ,thats where I use it now in my older stuff. Just my .02
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Lucas will make your injectors happy. I have used the Lucas fuel additives in all my vehicles but wouldn't use their stuff that goes in the motor oil. The fuel additive makes my LB7 run quite and increases mileage in my gas cars more than enough to pay for itself. Right now I am using Power Service in the LB7 because it contains a centane boost but may go back to Lucas later.
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i use the lucas oil additive in my truck. it now has 105,000 miles and have never had a problem. i mix in one quart of lucas on every oil change. for the fuel, i use 2 cycle oil. about every 5th tank, i use one of the small bottles.
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I would run howes or power service. I wouldnt put lucus in the motor oil my opinion
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I would run howes or power service. I wouldnt put lucus in the motor oil my opinion
I would not put Lucas or anything else in the oil...not necessary.
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Old 02-13-2008, 11:51 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Put a half gallon of 2 cycle oil from Wally World into a 5 or 10 gallon container with diesel fuel, slosh it around and stick into your fuel tank, then go and fill up the rest of your tank and drive.

I do this about every third fill up. At every fill up, I add 4oz of Standyne because of the ULSD.

Injector flow on my rig couldn't be any better says my Diesel mech who checked my injector flow at 15k.

Also, adding a secondary fuel filter does a lot of good too.
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