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Old 1st August 2009, 18:20   #61
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oh so no engine flush for my car then! I was planning to get a OWS flush(just to try it out, going by the feedback) as the next oil change is due soon.
my corsa, 2003yr has currently clocked 65K on the odo and the A.S.S had suggested that ODO had been tampered by the previous owner and according to their estimate it actually could be between 75-80K etc

So, whats my alternative then to engine flush ?
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Xado website is not working, i think they are out of India. But am not sure. By the way, its an wonder additive to replace costliest overhauling.
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Xado website is not working, i think they are out of India. But am not sure. By the way, its an wonder additive to replace costliest overhauling.
I was in touch with the parent company few weeks back, they are no longer present in India.

2 options:

- Order online from their UK website(cheapest conversion rate) directly to India
- If someone is coming to India from UK, Order online to local UK address and ask that person to carry along.

Even I am waiting to order some products, if I can find someone who can bring it along from UK.
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Did anyone try this product lately? Any links for buying them in India?
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Did anyone try this product lately? Any links for buying them in India?
Hi,

Have a set of 4 tubes of XADO Gel Revitalizant for Cylinders lying with me which I had purchased for someone. Can give them to you if you want.

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Old 22nd September 2010, 11:55   #66
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Thanks Viper!

I was looking to breathe some fresh life into my 1 lac run Tucson. Recently did a compression test and everything appears to be very well within limits and one senior engineer of Hyundai who was present at that time in the A.S.S after inspection assured that Tucson's engine D4EA (also shared with Elantra I guess) is known to last more than 5 lac Kms. He mentioned specimens in India which has crossed 3.5 lacs without any engine overhaul.

All sounds good, but still I thought doing such treatments may improve the condition of the engine at least a bit. Being diesel, I'm not sure whether XADO Gel Revitalizant for Cylinders is the right product for Tucson CRDi. I guess I should use XADO for Diesel engines. Will read about it and contact you in case I can use what you offered. Thanks again
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Bumping up an old thread - new updates!

The OHC lost compression last year with one cylinder not firing and shuddering all around. Loss in power, pickup till about 2.5k rpm and an overall decrease in FE as well.

I am going to get the XADO treatment done once again, but this time I'm planning to use the Gel Revitalizant for Gasoline Engines.

Let's see how this goes!
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My own experience with these treatments (I have used NUlon in the past on a friend's car) is that they are excellent diagnostic tools, but do not last very long. So I will use it to diagnose/confirm the problem and then go for a more normal fix.
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Great info. How long the treatment lasts? On searching up the internet I came across similar products such as RVS engine treatment, ceramet, xado. I am planning to use one of the similar products in my friends car which is drinking oil heavily 2l/1000 km. Where to buy in India any leads will be appreciated.

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Great info. How long the treatment lasts? On searching up the internet I came across similar products such as RVS engine treatment, ceramet, xado. I am planning to use one of the similar products in my friends car which is drinking oil heavily 2l/1000 km. Where to buy in India any leads will be appreciated.

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As per me the best soloution would be to fit new rings. These band aid fixes may not work in severe cases. And you get peace of mind for the next 60k minimum.
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As per me the best soloution would be to fit new rings. These band aid fixes may not work in severe cases. And you get peace of mind for the next 60k minimum.

You're saying that fitting new O rings will solve this issue?

I'm sure this is the first thing that a person gets checked when there is an oil leakage in the engine.
We're talking about bad engine conditions where an overhaul is the only option!

Note to all: How bad it is that the treatment lasts almost 4 years all for 8k! The fact is, the XADO tubes cost less than 3k is you get them from the US

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You're saying that fitting new O rings will solve this issue?

Note to all: How bad it is that the treatment lasts almost 4 years all for 8k! The fact is, the XADO tubes cost less than 3k is you get them from the US
He is probably talking about the piston rings

So have you had the treatment done 2nd time yet? And how much does a compression test cost?
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He is probably talking about the piston rings

So have you had the treatment done 2nd time yet? And how much does a compression test cost?
My bad jumping in the "Ring"

I've asked someone to get me the stuff from the US. Like I said, it costs less than 3k there so a little wait is more than OK.

I wrote to XADO USA with a detailed explanation about the car and the issue, asking for their suggesting between the cylinder chemical or the gasoline engine treatment. Quoting their response below:

"We recommend to treat the engine once with 1 Stage Maximum Atomic Metal Conditioner [COLOR=#ff7700]http://xado.us/index.php?route=product/product&path=36&product_id=192[/COLOR]
or in three stages using 3 syringes of EX 120 for gasoline engine [COLOR=#ff7700]http://xado.us/index.php?route=product/product&path=36&product_id=356[/COLOR]"
Thinking of getting the Stage 1 treatment also.

I've never paid separate for a compression test so don't know, sorry!

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i got a few cylinder revitalization tubes from US and going to try this treatment on my Lancer sometime during next week. i am, however, confused on the application part of cylinder gels - could someone clarify on how to apply this? do we need to squeeze in the tubes into spark plug holes? OR the engine top cover has to be removed? OR some other method?
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i got a few cylinder revitalization tubes from US and going to try this treatment on my Lancer sometime during next week. i am, however, confused on the application part of cylinder gels - could someone clarify on how to apply this? do we need to squeeze in the tubes into spark plug holes? OR the engine top cover has to be removed? OR some other method?
1. Refer to my response on page 2, (if it might help).
2. Check out the exact instructions on the Xado website.
3. Check out YouTube.com for videos on how it's done.
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