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Old 06-06-2015, 07:48 AM   #1
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Liqui Moly Ceratec additive

I have a 2004 Sunseeker 3100 and will be taking a 2500 mile trip in two weeks. To help with engine friction--especially driving in the mountains---I was considering adding Liqui Moly Ceratec additive to the engine oil. Has anyone used such an additive? Any suggestions or thoughts? Thanks!
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Old 06-06-2015, 08:18 AM   #2
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This is just my opinion but I would skip the additive and use a good synthetic oil and a good filter with regular oil changes.
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Old 06-06-2015, 08:35 AM   #3
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No one knows more about the lubrication requirements than the people who designed & mfg. your brand of engine......FWIW
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Old 06-06-2015, 08:41 AM   #4
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I have a 2004 Sunseeker 3100 and will be taking a 2500 mile trip in two weeks. To help with engine friction--especially driving in the mountains---I was considering adding Liqui Moly Ceratec additive to the engine oil. Has anyone used such an additive? Any suggestions or thoughts? Thanks!
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Actually, the local Ford dealership mechanic told me about this. Apparently, they have seen some very positive results with reduced friction and increased fuel economy....but these were not RVs. My main concern was if there is anything unique about an E450 that might cause someone pause to use it. By the way, I personally know the mechanic and he was not trying to sell me anything..just info.
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Old 06-06-2015, 02:59 PM   #6
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interesting, could you post a web site for this product? and let us know how it worked for you ok
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Old 06-06-2015, 03:10 PM   #7
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I've not used it yet, but there are a lot of positive comments on Amazon.com. So far, nothing to scare me away.
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Old 06-06-2015, 05:09 PM   #8
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I agree with a couple other posts & skip the additives, use a good 100% synthetic. I personally use Amsoil in all my vehicles.
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Old 06-06-2015, 06:47 PM   #9
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If your looking to save on fuel consumption I suggest you try ethanol free fuel. My coworker is currently on a trip from IL to Alaska and he is amazed the the fuel mileage he is getting in Alaska (as they don't allow ethanol in their fuel).

He has another brands 31ft rv with the 6.8L Ford. He is getting 10mpg for the first time, he usually gets 8.5mpg.

There are a few apps/websites where you can find all the ethanol free stations.

Like others have said, I believe in using fully synthetic oil. I don't used attitives like prolong, slick 50, etc.
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Old 06-07-2015, 08:44 AM   #10
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Amsoil or Royal Purple

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I've not used it yet, but there are a lot of positive comments on Amazon.com. So far, nothing to scare me away.
I agree with RGARNER, I used Amsoil in my 5.3 pulling a TT with no regrets. When my Amsoil dealer moved and I traded to 2500 6.0 gasser I switched to Royal Purple as it was more available. I'm still happy, plus it actually made the obnoxious ticking that the Chevy motors make disappear. I change mine (depending on usage) once or twice a year. Since I got my 5th wheel I have changed 2 x's this year, with a Wix filter!

If all else fails at least go to Mobil 1 synthetic.

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