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    So I spoke to a rep from the company that makes oil products, including MOA, BG Products I believe, google it, MO A is a great additive, anyway, I ran the 2 stroke thing by him and he said no bueno. Why? Because 2 stroke when it burns off leaves an ash residue that will coat the catalytic converter.

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    At 1 oz. to 5 gal. there isn't enough oil to coat anything with ash imo. Been using it for years and will continue to do so, especially in our older cars.

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    I realize that there is a lot of reading to be done here, but let me just cut to the chase. Before I started using the oil, I averaged 20-22mpg on the road in my 92 Camaro after several trips, the car was getting really close to 27mpg. And if that's not enough for you, the smog checks got better not worse using the oil. So whomever told you that is a little misinformed. If you care you can look up my previous posts and read it for yourself.
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    The TC-W3 is supposed to burn ashless. That could be one of the reasons why it needs to be that kind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by peedot36 View Post
    So I spoke to a rep from the company that makes oil products, including MOA, BG Products I believe, google it, MO A is a great additive, anyway, I ran the 2 stroke thing by him and he said no bueno. Why? Because 2 stroke when it burns off leaves an ash residue that will coat the catalytic converter.
    Heck, the amount of oil that gets blown by on LS's is probably enough to do that

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    Quote Originally Posted by Whamhammer View Post
    Heck, the amount of oil that gets blown by on LS's is probably enough to do that
    Reminds me, I need to see about a catch can for the Wife's WS6...

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    I was just informed of this AMAZING Thread. Writing this comment so some of the newer folks will hopefully benefit from the information within, and so to not let this data fade into obscurity. Big thanks to "Sarge" for all his analysis, research, and time devoted over the past NINE years...!!!!!!!

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    It is good info. Welcome to the club.

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    Wow,,,,amazing stuff...! I put it in my 3.5L SUV, and it runs so much smoother, has better acceleration and power, and I got an easy 4 MPG increase...!!! Who would have thought? I have not read all 57 pages of this thread, but one thing that thread states repeatedly, is to use 1 Oz of TC-W3 per 5 gallons of gas AND use a 1:500 mix. This is contradictory. One Oz per 5 gallons is a 1:640 mix. That is a 28% difference. SO,,,,is it a 1:500 mix or a 1:640 mix? 1 oz per 4 Gallons is a 1:500 mix (1:512 to be exact), and 1 oz per 5 gallons is a 1:640 mix. SO, WHICH IS THE BETTER RATIO TO ACHIEVE THESE AMAZING RESULTS? MY RESULTS WERE ATTAINED USING THE THINNER RATIO OF 1:640, OR ONE OUNCE PER 5 GALLONS.

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