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Never heard of it, is there something it is supposed to cure? Probably just snake oil that the only thing it helps is the maker's bank account.
 

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I agree with Dave that it sounds like snake-oil.

I see that they have both a fuel treatment and an oil treatment.
The fuel treatment likely would do no harm but I would never put any additive in an engine with a wet clutch, that's just asking for trouble.
 

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I have never used it but have a friend who swears by it, I only know it's kind of expensive. I'll stick with regular oil changes and a little Sea Foam now and then.
 

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I have never used it but have a friend who swears by it, .
I know lots of people who swear by lots of things, they bought the hype and have to save face so it's the best thing since sliced bread. I used to listen to a guy on radio that pushed some kind of PTFE treatment so I bought some, total waste of money. I bought some slick 50 years ago when they sold it out of car trunks and had a demo small engine with no oil in it, another waste of money. I still have a can of that, in a metal can. It may be a collectors item someday but otherwise worthless. They sell various snake oils where I work, I do the customers a favor and throw some of it away. They still get screwed but don't get their car messed up by the stuff. `
 

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I too wasted money on Slick 50 in a Triumph Acclaim car engine. About 6 months later I busted the sump on a rock and had to buy a replacement engine. For the sake of curiosity I stripped down the dead engine and had a look for the ptfe coating that Slick says it puts on the wear surface parts of the engine. All I seen was clean metal, no sign of any Slick 50.
 

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Some off these additives claim to give you better mileage . If that was true , i think the car/bike manufacturer had put it in from new , as the mileage is a wery important factor for selling small cars !
AND many car factorys woid their warranty , if you put those things in their engines ! (where i life , they almost ewerytime , make an oil analyse if you claim warranty on an engine ).
 

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I only use what comes in the oil bottle. Wallet lightning additives, won't take the place of using good oil.,,
 

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Has anyone used Motor Kote as an additive?

How much would I use in a 87' 1200cc?:praying:
You don't want to add anything that will coat things like a moly or teflon oil. It will make the clutch inoperable.
 

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Has anyone used Motor Kote as an additive?

How much would I use in a 87' 1200cc?:praying:

Save yer money... With just using a good quality motorcycle oil, or one with no friction modifier additives, that bike will last between 200,000 to over 500,000, miles most likely......
 

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You started an identical thread about this earlier Oldtimer68. I've just merged both of them together.
 
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