Dashpot oil is not used for lubrication, but as a dampening medium. It
would not help your engine in any way to add MM Oil to it.
>Sent: Tuesday, October 22, 1996 10:11 AM
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>Subject: Dash Pot Oil/Marvel Mystry Oil
>When I put out a post on Damper (Shock) Oil, I wasn't very clear and folks
>were responding about dash pot oil and the wt and such. (The general
>suggestion was use a good Motorcycle fork oil)
>Well, this got me to thinking, what about using Marvel Mystry Oil? Ya know,
>that red stuff in a red can.
>This is supposed to be a good top cylider lubricate among other things.
>I've always used the same oil I put in the crancase which is Catrol 20-50W
>in the dash pots.
>I thought this would be a good way to oil the carbs and get some top cyl
>lube in at the same time.
>Any comments or suggestions on this idea?
>Jay Quinn - '62 Austin-Healey MKII Sprite
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