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garyl
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 68
posted March 19, 2005 11:17 AM  
anybody run 15-40 shell rotella in a race motor? had a guy tell me it has more zink in it then most others,better for cam lobe wear ect. lots off turbo stuff use this oil only,over the road trucks ect. why not use this in a little high comp.race motor ? comments good or bad idea ?

racin78p
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 333
posted March 19, 2005 08:33 PM  
Never heard of it in a race motor. If you try it and it works good, let us all know. I run Lucas 50 'cause my mechanic says so. He buys it anyway. Race on.

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akadirtracer7
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 217
posted March 20, 2005 06:00 AM  
Have an old trucker that won't use anything else, swears by it.

Istock66
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posted March 20, 2005 06:57 AM           send a private message to akadirtracer7   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/QuoteBBBBBB

All diesel type oils also have a anti frothing agent which is what valv. race has.

stockcar5
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 578
posted March 20, 2005 07:57 PM  
rotella is good for cam break in. it does have zinc. so does valvoline racing oil. another good source for zinc is gm e.o.s. either way its good to run it for a little while then switch to synthetic.

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