I'm not telling you anything, my friend. I'm just passing along what Isky
says on the subject ;) Do with it what you wish.
----- Original Message -----
From: rrengineer @dslextreme.com
To: David Riker
Cc: Bud Osbourne ; Spridgets
Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2009 1:42 AM
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Ed Iskenderian Racing Cams' letter re: oil
Oh, now you are telling me VR-1 is not good enough? Where the Hell do you
get Valvoline Racing Oil? It says right on the bottle that VR-1 is for our
type of engine. What's up with that?
60 Sprite with VR-1 oil in it.
56 BN2 with no oil in it because it has not been run yet.
On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 9:29 PM, David Riker <email@example.com> wrote:
So when is somebody going to make retrofit roller lifters for the a-series
engine and be done with all this?
----- Original Message ----- From: "Bud Osbourne" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Spridgets" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, July 22, 2009 7:28 PM
Subject: [Spridgets] Ed Iskenderian Racing Cams' letter re: oil
"Please note, Isky does not recommend the use of synthetic oils with any
tappet camshaft - especially during break-in. If you must use synthetic
after break-in, there are only two brands we are comfortable
They are Amsoil (Red) Racing Oil and Joe Gibbs Performance Racing Oil.
contain zinc and phosphorous and will fare well AFTER break-in has been
successfully completed. Other synthetics, especially those with very
viscosity index numbers (i.e. 0w-15, 5w-20 etc.) have very low film
and are not designed for, nor should they be employed in any flat-tappet
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