Engine Additive offers protection for motorcycles.

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Suited for 4-stroke motorcycle engines, Lubrizol® 6844 offers controlled and stable friction properties and provides thermal oxidative stability and wear protection. Additive lubricates engine, gear, and clutch systems and does not contain friction modifiers. Recommended at 7.4% by weight, Lubrizol® 6844 delivers JASO MA performance in different viscosity grades and exceeds JASO MA performance as per 4-stroke motorcycle T903-98 specification.



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New Lubrizol Additive Offers Unique Protection for Motorcycles



CLEVELAND, OH, May 20, 2005 - Engine oils can now better meet the unique demands of increasingly sophisticated 4-stroke motorcycle engines with the new Lubrizol® 6844 additive from Lubrizol.

Lubrizol® 6844 does not contain friction modifiers. It offers controlled and stable friction properties specifically designed for motorcycle applications and provides reliable thermal oxidative stability and excellent wear protection. Bench tests and field testing confirm that Lubrizol® 6844 is highly efficient in lubricating engine, gear and clutch systems and that it ensures trouble-free engine, transmission and clutch performance.

Recommended at 7.4 percent by weight, Lubrizol® 6844 delivers JASO MA performance in different viscosity grades and exceeds the JASO MA performance as per the 4-stroke motorcycle T903-98 specification.

The Lubrizol Corporation (NYSE: LZ) is an innovative specialty chemical company that produces and supplies technologies that improve the quality and performance of our customers' products in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, other transportation-related fluids and industrial lubricants, as well as fuel additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for personal care products and pharmaceuticals; specialty materials, including plastics technology; performance coatings in the form of specialty resins and additives; and additives for the food and beverage industry. Lubrizol's industry-leading positions in additives, ingredients and compounds enhance the quality, performance and value of customers' products, while reducing their environmental impact.

Headquartered in Wickliffe, Ohio, The Lubrizol Corporation owns and operates manufacturing facilities in 21 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol has more than 7,700 employees worldwide. In June 2004, Lubrizol acquired Noveon International, Inc. With Noveon, Lubrizol generated pro forma revenues of $3.7 billion in 2004 and $3.2 billion in 2003. For more information, visit www.lubrizol.com.

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