Are Comma oils sold in the US?
Comma Classic 20W/50 is the same spec as in the late 60's/70's but with certain
useful enhancers of
modern technology oils - but also with generous dollops of ZDDP as well.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Kramer" <email@example.com>
To: "Mark Pendergrass" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "friends of triumph"
Sent: Saturday, June 06, 2009 2:18 PM
Subject: Re: [Fot] break-in oil
>I think that there is a ton of information out there now which is out of date.
>VR1 20w50 off the
>shelf at Auto Zone has ZDDP again and has for a while, but if we search the
>Internet we can find
>all sorts of tales about it not having it. We all found out too late that they
>took it out and now
>that it is back all we can read is that it doesn't have it. I think the same
>may be true for
>Castrol 20w50 and possibly others. Since cars we buy these days, the ones that
>get hurt by ZDDP,
>all seem to be running 5w or 10w30 the marketers realized that there was no
>reason to sell 20w50
>except for us guys so they are putting it back in because we were all sourcing
>other brands. I used
>VR1 successfully for years and now I'm back to it, with Crane Cam lube for
>break ins. That's my
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "J.C. Hassall" <email@example.com>
> To: "Mark Pendergrass" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "friends of triumph"
> Sent: Friday, June 05, 2009 8:41 PM
> Subject: Re: [Fot] break-in oil
>> At 11:37 AM 6/5/2009, Mark Pendergrass wrote:
>>>FOTrs; Would Delo 400 15-40 be suitable for a break-in oil and would a person
>>>leave it in for a race weekend. I do have a reground cam and new lifters.
>>>Would a person still put an additional ZDDP additive.Thank You in advance.
>>>Mark Pendy #65
>> Isky **strongly** recommended Brad Penn Break-In Oil. They said failing
>that, Valvoline Racing
>> Oil 20W-50 (NOT the "VR-1 Racing Oil) or Penzoil. My local NAPA store can
>get Joe Gibbs oil, but
>> Gibb's website says the oil should be pre-heated to 160 for full
>effectiveness. Yeah, I can hear
>> it now: "Far up the grill, boys, we're gonna cook us up some oil." I found
>a source for the Brad
>> Penn juice, will look for it if you need their number in VA.
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