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post #21 of 22 (permalink) Old 13-03-2017, 13:41 Thread Starter
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Having started driving it as my daily driver, I have just changed gearbox oil and added ZX1 to it. Initially it was more noisy but now getting quieter after just a few miles. This stuff apparently reduces friction without coating everything in PTFE or anything that damages the gearbox. Change is smother too. I'll try it in the engine next.....
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post #22 of 22 (permalink) Old 13-03-2017, 21:21
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Beware of additives. Use good oil, correct viscosity and follow or reduce the recommended intervals between changes is a far better and cost-effective way of ensuring longevity of your engine. I wouldn't put anything other than a reputable oil in my cars and change it often. It's the single most important thing you can do.

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