Asked in Auto Parts and Repairs
One way to reduce friction in a car engine is to add?
Change the engine oil and filter on a regular basis as required with a quality oil. No need for additives, if the additives were any good the auto manufacturers would recommend it. ...
Asked in Oil and Oil Filters
What are three oil additives and state the purpose each of a vee engine?
Oil additives are something I do not recommend you use. The purpose of these additives is to rid you of your money while doing nothing for your engine. ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
Do oil additives release friction on a car part?
No, they do not release friction they reduce it. Some friction will always remain in the common modern internal combustion automotive engine. Engine oil additives actually reduce the amount of friction that can be very intense and harmful to a engine, especially when starting from cold. Chemical polymers and agents that make up the engine oil additives are designed and engineered to add a level of extra protection to the standard engine oil. However, a good name brand engine oil, installed into...
Is there any gas treatment I can add for lead fuels to get better performance?
There are many fuel additives that you can use that will help your car burn less oil. Using high grade additives can help treat friction in your engine at the the actual source. ...
Asked in Chemistry, Salt (Sodium Chloride)
Does salt have additives?
Pure salt is NaCl. No additives. However, table salt often has an anti-caking agent added to prevent the salt from clumping. Sea salt naturally has other minerals in it such as potassium and magnesium. Some countries add Iodine. ...
Asked in Food Additives
What are the bad disadvantages of food additives in out diet?
Disease can be caused by consuming too many food additives. Food additives add water weight gain in the body. They also excite the nerves and cause continuous cravings. ...
Leaded unleaded fuel does a v8 5.7 liter engine use?
Many people will modify the engine by adding hardened valve seats to compensate for the lack of lead in the gas. Lead additives are also sold to add to gasoline for use in classic cars. ...
Asked in Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
Can you put water in the coolant part of your 1992 Lexus?
In an emergency situation you can add water. But coolant contains anti-corrosive additives that prevent rust. Leaving plain water in your engine will eventually destroy it ...
Asked in Food Additives
Why do manufactures add a additives and preservative in process food?
Well, additives are used to enhance the appearance and sometimes flavour of the food, whereas preservatives are used to increase the shelf-life of the product. ...
What gases are removed by a catalytic converter?
The catalytic converters "burn" unused hydrocarbons, including raw and partially burned gasoline, and CAN burn small amounts of engine oil, providing that the engine isn't TOO messed up. But engine oil often has additives that can eventually destroy the catalytic converter. co and no is removed via Catalytic Converter ...
What homemade additive can you add to gasoline to get better mileage?
Fuel additives are used to improve an automobile's environmental performance and increase its mileage. Some homemade fuel additives are ethanol and a mixture of acetone, xylene and cycle oil. ...
Asked in Catalysts and Catalysis
Which oil to be used for airoplan?
Airplane oil! Really! There are two kinds, depending on what kind of engine you have in your plane. Piston engine planes use "aviation oil," which has additives in it to withstand being in an engine that's running at full throttle all the time. Jets, turboprops and turboshafts use turbine oil, whose additives are made to withstand extreme heat. ...