[Mgs] Oil Additive
Charley38 at twc.com
Sun Jul 7 08:07:57 MDT 2019
Maybe you haven't looked hard enough. I bought two quarts of 20W50 VR1
yesterday at my local Autozone. The other local stores carry it too.
The first bullet on the back label calls it "High Performance/Racing
Oil". Here's a blurb from Valvoline's website:
I've been using 20W50 VR1 in my '69 MGB for the last 5 years or so. I
use synthetics in my newer cars.
On 7/6/2019 10:01 PM, Chris Attias wrote:
> I don't claim exhaustive knowledge about all racing oils. Valvoline
> VR1 is primarily made for racing, and I'd call it a specialty oil. Not
> something I've seen on the shelves at local auto parts stores.
> On Sat, Jul 6, 2019 at 6:40 PM Charley Robinson <Charley38 at twc.com
> <mailto:Charley38 at twc.com>> wrote:
> Sorry, I don't agree unless you see Valvoline as a specialty motor
> oil supplier.
> On 7/6/2019 10:28 AM, Chris Attias wrote:
>> As classifications change, old oil formulations become obsolete,
>> the appropriate oil for flat tappet engines has become pretty
>> much the product of specialty oil companies like Royal Purple,
>> Driven/Joe Gibbs, Red Line, Lucas, and Collectors Choice (Moss).
>> On Fri, Jul 5, 2019 at 10:32 PM Charley Robinson via Mgs
>> <mgs at autox.team.net <mailto:mgs at autox.team.net>> wrote:
>> I've been reading up on it to refresh my memory. A lot of
>> folks just take other peoples' word for it.
>> On 7/5/2019 9:02 PM, Max Heim via Mgs wrote:
>>> Only certain weights. You have to read the labels, or
>>> usually the spec sheets.
>>> Max Heim
>>> mvheim at sonic.net <mailto:mvheim at sonic.net>
>>>> On Jul 5, 2019, at 6:15 PM, FrankK <frankk12 at verizon.net
>>>> <mailto:frankk12 at verizon.net>> wrote:
>>>> I assume all those brands include the correct ZDDP
>>>> *From:* Max Heim
>>>> *Sent:* Friday, July 5, 2019 9:02 PM
>>>> *To:* FrankK ; MG List
>>>> *Subject:* Re: [Mgs] Oil Additive
>>>> Right, but there are other brands. I use Mobil1 15W50.
>>>> Others use Royal Purple, Joe Gibbs, Kendall or AMSoil brands.
>>>> Max Heim
>>>> mvheim at sonic.net
>>> man/options/mgs/charley38 at twc.com
> Chris Attias
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