hmmm. we are running synthetic oil in our racing 2 strokes of 1950's
desigm. non injected , mix in the tank type.
----- Original Message -----
From WFO Herb <froggi at cdsnet.net>
To: Ron Soave** <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Spridgeteers <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, February 23, 2001 4:53 AM
Subject: Rotary & Synthetic Oil
> Hey Ron,
> "... Don't use synths in a production Mazda rotary engine. It's not
> compatible with oil injection systems."
> Since my Son and I are involved with TII's (including a Mk III Sprite
> w/full RX7 running gear), would I be correct to say the reasoning behind
> this statement might be that synthetic oils don't "burn" the same as
> petroleum based oils? And that they (synths) perhaps form a deposit
> when they are burned???
> Though not doing so now, we do intend on using synthetic oil in the near
> future.... but keeping the oil injection system separate and apart from
> the engine oil system.
> OR... do synthetic oils mess up seals themselves in rotary engines?!?