|Harry Ferguson Tractors Discussion Forum|
Re: Fuel additive for unleaded gas
[Show Entire Topic]
[Show Entire Topic]
[Return to Forum]
[Log in to Reply]
Retail fuel formulations can vary from region to region. However in my 40+ years i have never ran any snkae oil fuel additives across 40's and 50's model Indians, Cushmans, Fergusons, Packards,, HD's, a multitude of various small engine power equipment such as string trimmers and generators and lawn mowers. I will ABSOLUTELY NOT run a streight weight engine oil however in ANY 4 stroke gasoline engine. I use the multigrades (detergent) such as 10w-30 or maybe as high as 20w-50 for extremely hot running vintage engines such as motorcycles.
Any carbon build up issues is due to runnoing a streight weight engine oil. USe the multigrade and the carboning wil disappear or held to a minimum.
THe claim that multigrade should not be used in high sludge engines because it will loosen or suspend debris is grossly sensationalized. IF the engine is so heavily sludged then the sludge is circulating regardless of what type of oil is used.
Bottom line: NO fuel additives. Run a multigrade engine oil . I don;t care what kind of engine it is, who made it or how old it is.
Works for me. I have several engines here i've ran for over 40 years with good results.
|Fast Shipping! Most of our stocked parts ship within 24 hours (M-Th). Expedited shipping available, just call! Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors. Compare our super low shipping rates! We have the parts you need to repair your tractor. We are a company you can trust and have generous return policies. Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ About Us ]|
| Copyright © 1997-2016 Yesterday's Tractor Co.|
TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V. Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters