1984-09-01

Additives—The Right Stuff for Automotive Engine Oils 841208

Varying amounts of many kinds of chemical agents are used in both gasoline and diesel engine oils to provide the performance characteristics required by modern engines. These additives adapt the oils to changing temperatures, reduce friction, prevent wear and alleviate the many problems caused by combustion-chamber blowby in the crankcase and the area of the piston rings.

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