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Old 10-29-2012, 08:54 AM
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Is there anything that I can add to my oil to make it thicker.....???
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Some additives claim to boost viscosity but I'm not a fan of additives. What weight are you running and why are you wanting to thicken it?
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OK, dont laugh, but im running like 90w gear oil with a lukus oil treatment in the engine now....

Because the lower end is knocking and want to thickening it up a lil so it can last a bit.....
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:52 PM
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Yeah...don't see you thickening the oil any more than that. Maybe you can find some straight 140w. Or molasses.
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man ive ben there ......the 90 wt did more damage than good when i went to rebuild it.....
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Im looking for another block n planning to scrap this one....

I just want it to like last a bit for the continuing search, which i have a few leads on...

From what I know its only 2000 and 2001 blocks would do the job...=/

Not much to work on.... with the years...
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tried the 20w 50 but it would knock so hard I thought that the rod was going thru the block...

so i went thick, the next thing that i could think of....
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Why not just pull the pan, polish the crank as best you can and toss in new rod bearings? As long as the crank isn't beat up, it may last a long while.
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which engine do you have ?
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5.2 liter.....

dont know the condition of the crank because from the pervious owner said that the engine has been gone thru ( which someone really didnt do a great job of )

with that being said, i dont know at how long would the block will hold up once the crank has been done ( as in polishing the crank n slapping in new bearing ) ....
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