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STP vs Lucas Fuel Injector Cleaner

STP vs Lucas Fuel Injector Cleaner

Fuel system cleaners have become the de-facto maintenance tool for all serious car enthusiasts and there is a good reason for that. It takes a lot of effort and time to take part the entire fuel system, clean it and put it all back together again. It can also lead to a complete breakdown of your car and might require really expensive repair by a professional and even then your car might not be the same again. You can avoid all that hassle by just using a fuel system cleaner and today we will look at two worthy contenders in this category.

 

The contenders:

STP 78568 Complete Fuel System Cleaner - 5.25 fl. oz.
28 Reviews
STP 78568 Complete Fuel System Cleaner - 5.25 fl. oz.
  • Save gas by keeping fuel intake system clean

1.) STP 78568 Complete Fuel System Cleaner:

This is the up and comer in the category and in a very short time, it has created quite the hype around itself. Modern fuel systems can be both very complex and sensitive and cleaners need to strike that perfect balance of cleaning thoroughly without being at all damaging to the fuel system.

The STP manages to achieve that perfectly. It cleans up your car’s fuel system as well as they can be cleaned while being as safe as possible to all the delicate components and hoses of the fuel system. It will increase your car’s performance exponentially especially if it has seen a marked decrease in performance compared to the time when it was brand new.

Price: Updated price
Quantity: 5.25 oz
Cleaning ability: 5/5
Ease of use: 4.5/5
Product as advertised: 5/5

Top customer reviews:

– I tried so many different stuff past 30 more years, this one gave Best Mileage and smooth ride.

– My brother is a mechanic, and he says use this once a year or so.
So I do.

Price Reduced
Lucas 10020 Fuel Treatment - 5.25 oz.
196 Reviews
Lucas 10020 Fuel Treatment - 5.25 oz.
  • The product is 5.25 oz, fuel Treatment, for gasoline lpg & diesel fuel, contains no alcohol/solvents/kerosene/diesel fuel, lubricates rings & cylinder walls for longer life, increases mileage,cleans & lubricates valves, pumps, carburetors, & injectors

2.) Lucas 10020 Fuel Treatment:

This is sort of the industry standard when it comes to fuel treatments. It has stood the test of time and come out on top. It too is easy on the fuel system without compromising the cleaning ability of this product. It really helps if you have an older car with plenty of miles on it.

You will see a noticeable improvement in the mileage, acceleration and top speed. You will also feel the car a lot smoother to ride. All the trouble you had with firing up the engine will vanish too. Overall, you will find the car doing your bidding again.

Price: Updated price
Quantity: 5.25 oz
Cleaning ability: 5/5
Ease of use: 4.5/5
Product as advertised: 5/5

 

Top customer reviews:

– This really works. My 10 year old Ford Expedition runs much smoother now after 3 bottles of the additive.

– My MPG increased 3 to 4 MPG immediately.

Final verdict:

 

This one was a real brain scratcher as both these products worked equally well and did exactly what they were supposed to and in some cases even exceeded expectations. You can use pretty much either one of them and see similar improvements. SO it all came down to the price and packaging. The Lucas 10020 Fuel Treatment edges the STP 78568 Complete Fuel System Cleaner by a small margin and that is why it is our winner today.

 

 

Winner:  Lucas 10020 Fuel Treatment

Last update on 2018-02-15 at 17:28 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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Collin Whittaker

My name is Collin and I am the editor and founder of My Used Car Blog. A little bit about my background - I've been an automotive technician for 10 plus years and I have worked for companies like Honda, Nissan, and other major automotive repair shops. I am a husband and a dad to three beautiful kids. My reason for starting this blog/website stems from my love and passion for the automotive industry. I will provide expert and insightful information from my years of experience.

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