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Marvel inverse oiler

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 26TCoupe, May 16, 2006.

  1. 26TCoupe
    Joined: Mar 28, 2006
    Posts: 199


    I was helping tear down an old shed and came across one of these Marvel Mystery Oil "inverse oilers". It was still in the box with the original instructions and everything. Mine is like the one on the right side of the picture. I was wondering if anyone had ever used one of these? From what I understand it works just like an oiler on a compressed air line, but in this case it is oiling your engine's top end via the carb. I thought it would be a neat nostalgic piece on the right car. Any input?

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  2. Bugman
    Joined: Nov 17, 2001
    Posts: 3,483


    Oiling the top end via the carb? You mean its just a can that holds oil or MMO for the engine to suck in? Doesn't sound like it would help all that much with the advancments of modern oils. Would be neat to have though.
  3. VonMoldy
    Joined: May 23, 2005
    Posts: 1,555

    from UTARRGH!

    i have seen something like that on judson supercharged VW's[​IMG]
  4. SUHRsc
    Joined: Sep 27, 2005
    Posts: 5,079


    ive never used one but i have one like the all metal in the middle
    do you have any idea what years each design was made?


  5. 29 sedanman
    Joined: Mar 22, 2005
    Posts: 2,282

    29 sedanman
    from Indy

    A friend of mine has one on his VW bug in use.
  6. MrMGA
    Joined: Jan 15, 2010
    Posts: 2


    Zach ,

    Do you still have your Oiler ? I am interested about it .

    Jules . :)
  7. redcomanche
    Joined: Sep 23, 2010
    Posts: 1

    from georgia

    MY father had a Marvel Mystery Oil inverse oiler installed on his 55 Ford Fairlane. It had a plate that was installed between the carburetor and the intake manifold and the tank was mounted on the fender. It was set to burn one pint of Mystery oil every 1000 miles. I don't remember how many miles were on the Ford when but it still ran great and hardly used any oil.
  8. just spent a week trying to make parts to rebuild mine and figured out they sell rebuild kits for them on the judson site.

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