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Techical Discussions => Tech- - Engine => Topic started by: Steve on February 26, 2014, 02:00:28 PM

Title: ArchOil Not Snake Oil
Post by: Steve on February 26, 2014, 02:00:28 PM


http://www.archoilcart.com/fueltreatment.aspx (http://www.archoilcart.com/fueltreatment.aspx)

Keep ya posted, but so far, it is extremely promising. You got to read their site. The're nice people and answer questions. I'm busting their buts about a push on the DuraJokes. Hey! What about us? LOL
Title: ArchOil Not Snake Oil
Post by: Steve on February 26, 2014, 02:02:21 PM
Follow up
I have to say the truck is stronger, quieter, and the EGT's while driving are at least 50* less. All for less than 1/2 an ounce of this stuff. For you performance guys, this stuff can give you an edge. It runs real strong now. Now we'll see how it does on the MPG. If the EGT's are down, that means I'm running cleaner and getting full combustion.
Title: ArchOil Not Snake Oil
Post by: Leaburn Patey on February 27, 2014, 07:11:08 AM
I may try it in the waygun and K car to run and also for storage.
Title: ArchOil Not Snake Oil
Post by: Steve on February 27, 2014, 09:14:17 AM
It certainly works well in diesel.  Putting it in my wife's 200 today.  If she gets 22 from 21, the benefit offsets the cost.  1ML treats 13 gallons.  the 4Z bottle will treat 336 gallons!  it's $25 US
Title: ArchOil Not Snake Oil
Post by: Bill on February 04, 2015, 09:44:46 AM
mmmmkay so what had happened?

Title: ArchOil Not Snake Oil
Post by: Steve on February 04, 2015, 08:52:50 PM
You know what?  I forgot.  I'll have to do it again
Title: ArchOil Not Snake Oil
Post by: Bill on February 05, 2015, 03:16:15 AM
It's interesting.  Their oil additive is just hBN.  I've got pounds of the 70 nano meter stuff sitting around.  Used it when I was in to boom stick competitions.  A little goes a long way.  Just never wanted to be the guiniea pig for an engine.  Glad they had the cajones to do it.

Title: ArchOil Not Snake Oil
Post by: Steve on February 05, 2015, 01:43:10 PM
Would you mind elabortating?
What prevents the oil filters from removing it?
Title: ArchOil Not Snake Oil
Post by: Bill on February 05, 2015, 02:43:39 PM
I's 70 nanometers.  I think oil filters are on the several micron level.    be like rolling a golf ball down a sewer.  Anyway. the hBN really works well but its film is built by impact.  Ie it onlt sticks to metal and forms a layer when it's been schmacked.  When I tumbled bullets in it they cam out so slick you could barely hang on to em.   

I did more reading on it and about 760-800 hours after being suspended in oils it falls out and settles.  So that said if you park your ride for a month the stuff is going to settle out. 

Here's one small study;
http://eprints2.utem.edu.my/13007/1/EEST_final_32%285%293261-3268.pdf



Title: ArchOil Not Snake Oil
Post by: Steve on February 05, 2015, 07:07:36 PM
Interesting.  They don't say that.  I noticed the oil is real slippery though.  This is a liquid or a powder?
Title: ArchOil Not Snake Oil
Post by: Bill on February 06, 2015, 02:56:42 AM
Yeah I know it doesn't say that in the paper.  It's something I came to accept from the firearms world that the coating must be impact plated.   I guess in that world impact plating makes sense since it's not in colloidal suspension.

It's a powder. 




Title: ArchOil Not Snake Oil
Post by: Steve on February 06, 2015, 07:36:37 PM
Interesting.  Learn me on this please
Title: ArchOil Not Snake Oil
Post by: Bill on February 09, 2015, 03:56:56 AM
What do you want to know?

Title: ArchOil Not Snake Oil
Post by: Brian on February 09, 2015, 06:24:05 PM
I've sat up and taken notice as well...I'd like to know too!

Title: ArchOil Not Snake Oil
Post by: Bill on February 10, 2015, 03:07:30 AM
Well the impact/mechanical plating is really needed since you can't pour the powder over the top of a bullet and expect it to stay put during the whole firing sequence.  You basically tumble the parts you're trying to get the stuff to stick to with a bunch of harder material,  i.e. steel shot, and over  the course of hours the material is bonded to the surface.

For the colloidal suspension, take a given amount of your oil, a certain portion of the hBN, take out your wifes hand blender and whip it all together so there's no clumps.

Title: ArchOil Not Snake Oil
Post by: Steve on February 10, 2015, 08:34:59 AM
She'd love that. . . .  LOL
Not sure I want to risk that on a $10K engine though.  But I get it.