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Old 16 May 2009, 11:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Using wynns "stop oil leak"

has anyone ever used this stuff before and does it work or should i steer clear from it because of the turbo? Thanks Rich.
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Old 16 May 2009, 12:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Using wynns "stop oil leak"

hi bud used this before, its only temp will last approx 200 miles where is you leak?
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Old 16 May 2009, 12:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Using wynns "stop oil leak"

Hi mate, i'm not 100% sure where its coming from as i haven't had a chance to have a good look at it hence the use of the additive but i'm always wary of using additives especially where turbo's are concerned.
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Old 16 May 2009, 12:26 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Using wynns "stop oil leak"

do they not do one for turbo engines, it dosen't thicken the oil its supposed to soften seals so they can re-seat themselves, up 2 you i have a good look first to see if i could find it
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Old 16 May 2009, 12:37 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Using wynns "stop oil leak"

I'm not sure to be honest mike, the can i was looking at earlier didn't specify whether or not it could be used with turbo engines so i assume it would be for all engine types?? I will have to get it up in the air and have a good look to see if i can find where its coming from, thanks for the replies mike.
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Old 16 May 2009, 12:44 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Re: Using wynns "stop oil leak"

I wouldnt recommend using it personally even if it were for turbo cars.
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Old 16 May 2009, 06:42 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Re: Using wynns "stop oil leak"

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I wouldnt recommend using it personally even if it were for turbo cars.
Id agree with Dave with that to another product to stay clear off is the Holts radweld suppose to cure holes in rads if they aint to big but we used it the very odd time in the garage and it blocks the pipes rather than fixing the hole in rad and it can block the thermostat to as the agent is in the coolant
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Old 17 May 2009, 02:24 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Re: Using wynns "stop oil leak"

Ok guys thanks for all the replies and i think i've been persuaded to steer clear of that shit then.
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Old 06 Jun 2009, 03:45 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Re: Using wynns "stop oil leak"

hi there , have you heard of lucas oil stop leaks, its good stuff, i got some of ebay works a treat .
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Old 06 Jun 2009, 05:23 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Re: Using wynns "stop oil leak"

i've not heard of it to be honest but at the end of the day its an additive and i'm always a bit wary of them, how long have you had it in your car then mate?
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Old 07 Jun 2009, 06:58 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Re: Using wynns "stop oil leak"

These addivities are good but you shouldn't leave them in there for too long you need to drop your oil, put some cheap stuff with an engine flush drop that out then put some good oil in like motul, millers etc..
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Re: Using wynns "stop oil leak"

things like this are commonly known in the trade as bodge it and scarper, stay well cler, get the leak fixed properly
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