There used to be a snake oil marketed as "Marvel Mystery Oil", and that
stuff was for real. A bit of it in the gasoline was a good thing. Not
There was also STP oil additive. The salesman woud dip a screwdriver in the
stuff, and challenge the mechaics to hold the screwdriver between finger and
Today, we have synthetic oil. It's better.
Are you saying the stuff marketed as 'Marvel Mystery Oil' today is no
longer effective in gas/oil?
I use it all the time in every car I own. Every motor gets 250K plus.
Just checking to ensure I ain't doing something wrong!
I have to say I agree. I have always used it, and while I don't have
enough mechanical knowledge to make a real argument, I still use it.
There is ALWAYS going to be a "new" product to buy, whether it's one
of the new "cleaning" agents that comes out every six months
guarenteed to clean everything on earth with no wiping and no labor,
or a new oil additive that will make your car last forever.
The only REQUIREMENT is that it must have a catchy name, like honey,
silk or butter.
Anyone want to market "EXTRA CREAMY MOTOR PUDDING" with me.
You put up the money, and since I'm so smart and handsome, I'll do the
TV late night adverts.
On Sat, 24 Sep 2005 19:04:36 GMT, Petey the Wonder Dog
My grandfather, and auto mechanic, used graphite in his oil decades
before it appeared on the market... and that old 52 Buick Roadmaster
was still rock solid when he made the mistake for trading it for a
1965 Ford Mustang fastback 2+2 A Code 289 C4 Trac-Lok
Vintage Burgundy w/Black Standard Interior; Vintage 40
16" rims w/BF Goodrich Comp T/A gForce Radial
225/50ZR16 KDWS skins; surround sound audio-video.
Gad what fools these morons be....
Children are obscene but should not be heard
Give me a peperoni pizza... or give me a calzone!
But what's the trans-fat or cholesteral content of Silk?
'Sides, turns out that the old naturals are better for you anyway.
Butter for me! Since i went back to bacon eggs and butter plus the
occasional hamburg per day, and min carbs, my chol count has dropped thirty
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