[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]
Re: Re: synthetics (truncated)
John Graham <email@example.com> wrote:
>Sargent Schutt wrote:
>> 'John Graham' wrote:
>>>Great the dirt or varnish is on the engine not in the oil. Thats some go
>>>oil your useing. It plugs up things fast.
>> I've been told by many mechanics that Valvoline 20w-50 Racing (dino) is good
>> oil. According to my dealer, Hoehn Audi, it is what VAG specs for our cars. I
>> change it at 3k mile intervals. So it would seem to be good oil, and good
>> practice. It has taken about 20k miles to go from consumption (under synth)
>>back to almost no consumption.
>Let me get this right Your useing non detergent racing oil for street use.And
>this is what your dealer said to use. :-P
During the '60s both Oilzum and Valvoline racing oils were detergent. I expect
that Valvoline racing oil still is. My experience is that changing oil every
3000 mi. or after each race, whichever comes first, will keep the engine (in
this case a turbo corvair) free of crud, with negligible varnish.
*** ...Kirby (Kirby A. Smith) ***
*** 2 X 1988 90q ***
*** firstname.lastname@example.org ***
*** [=] email@example.com ***
*** Opinions expressed herein are entirely those of the author. ***