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Oil waste Im running out of of oil approximatelly at the rate of one quart every 500 miles or so (actually a little less that that). Now while this isnt so serious.... Im just thinking of using some oil additives to seal up the combustion chambers. Now my question is autozone stocks speciific leak stop/seal stuff... as well as LucasOil that works for this stuff as well as a whole bunch of other crumb. So which one is recommended

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(Poppy? quick350?) had mentioned LucasOil. While I remember Buzz had said something about being wary of oil additives. just thought i'd ask for some recommendations before mixing up a cocktail in my crakcase. I think what Buzz was talking about was lubrication additives (friction reducers). Something that would cause your clutch to become unusually slick. Something that's designed specifically for sealing old gaskets shouldn't pose a big problem to the shifting system... But I'm not an expert on the matter so if hopefully someone else can either back me or let me know what I'm wrong about.,,,

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