Synthetic Oil

Discussion in 'Engine & Performance' started by mcclintock89, Feb 7, 2013.

Oil of Choice

  1. Castrol Syntec/Edge

    157 vote(s)
    8.9%
  2. Royal Purple

    234 vote(s)
    13.2%
  3. AMSOil

    260 vote(s)
    14.7%
  4. Valvoline Synpower

    96 vote(s)
    5.4%
  5. Mobil 1

    662 vote(s)
    37.4%
  6. Other

    360 vote(s)
    20.4%
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  1. Burla

    Burla Senior Member Military

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    Did we ever get an update from the fella that had hemi tick a week or so ago?
     
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    I agree; I was thinking coolant and transmission also.
     
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    That's a modern engine, imho, that sludge was caused by neglect. Other than chemical flushes, not much can you do clean out the bearings.
     
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    Something to look up, Castor oil not as a renewable 2 stroke but as a performance 2 stroke. It is degummed and mixed thus minimizing the issues with 100% Castor oil, but the other properties are intersting and worth a look.
     
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    Castro is one of the top performers into a stroke oil‘s. Arguably better than Ester. The downside is the flashpoint has extremely high and majority of the time when this is used your engine requires teardown and cleaning periodically because you will get some build up.

    That’s a very common oil used in the racing world.

    Some guys will mix Castro oil with others to try and get some of the benefit and not have to worry about cleaning.


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    Castor bean oil, not Castrol.
     
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    Danner Bull Runs mock is my everyday shoe, rainforests are the best work boot I ever had. I'd look at their usa boots, substanically better then their imports. 25% off til Monday, purdy good ol deal right there. Best customer service anywhere, for any reason you are happy they ship them back, just don't wear them outside til you know they are comfortable. The double leather (super rainforests) needs break'n in period, so do bull runs, but once broken in they are like wearing slippers.
     
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    I know


    Sent while firmly grasping my redline lubed RAM
     
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