I don't know if this stuff would help, but the aviation version is the
only oil additive that is recommended almost universally. Note that the
reason is that it sticks to the cam in between engine runs, to keep tha cam
from rusting, which is a major cause of engine wear in seldom flown
aircraft. I put it in the truck, since I only drive it every other week or


On Sun, May 31, 2015 at 9:00 AM, Peter Frederick via Mercedes <
mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:

> This is becoming quite an issue with older engines.  All new designs
> appear to use roller tappets, and the racing/mud bog guys, using old
> Detroit iron with flat tappets running directly on the camshaft are
> reporting serious wear problems.  Since most newer engines don't need the
> phenyl phosphate additives, they are NOT in most engine oils anymore, they
> cause issues with catalytic converters.
> For three dollars an oil change I'd stick with the Truck and Turbo -- it
> is also acceptable for VW tdi engines, which also use flat tappets.
> Peter

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