Avco Lycoming has approved oil additive LW-16702 that contains an anti-scuffing agent and can dramatically reduce engine wear. This additive is applicable to all Avco Lycoming piston aircraft engines, and factory recommends use at every oil change or every 50 hours, whichever occurs first. For 6-8 qt. sump, use one 6 oz. can, for 12-15 qt. sump, use two 6 oz. cans, for 17-19 qt. sump, use three 6 oz. cans, for 23 qt. sump, use four 6 oz. cans.
I use this product in addition to high quality oil. We ruined one engine due to extended non use. This product helps
LW-16702 LYCOMING OIL ADDITIVE KIT (6 OZ.)
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No, this should not be used during an engine break-in.
Yes, it will have an expiration date listed on the label.
Yes it is designed to reduce scuffing and wear in the cylinder.
Yes, this is considered hazardous goods for air shipping.