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jammin
Administrator
posted May 12, 2001 10:02 AM
Guys.....We broke in our modified recently and acquired some new oil to try. We had broken the engine in with Castrol 20/50. The oil that we tried was called Cramac. Guys....I have to admit, I am a skeptic in every way when it comes to additives and oil, but this oil knocked my socks off. We documented everything. The RPM went from 1300-1600 at idle. The oil is a little lighter (15/40) so the oil pressure goes down just a bit, but not a problem it wont break down after heating it up. We put some cardboard in front of the radiator while running it to try to get it to heat up....it wouldn't. The oil right from start up made the engine sound like a different motor. It freed up the internals. You can tell very easily by listening. One of my pit guys stood their with his mouth wide open. Couldn't believe it, neither could I. It's crazy, I don't know what they are putting in it, really don't care, but it works. If your interested in taking a deeper look into this, visit the Kinetic Performance site at www.dirt.addr.com/kineticperformance or watch for the red and white Kinetic Performance banner to scroll up at the top and click on it. Guys, you need to take a look at this, it is not a sales pitch, it does work.

jammin


racindan
Member
posted May 21, 2001 08:24 PM
Yeah you are right about that oil my Dad is the owner of Kineticperformance and I raced microds foe quite a few years and over the years we had switched to many different oils. When we switched to Cramac I could feel a difference in speed and the RPM range was higher. If you ever get your hands on some then try it you will definetly see a change.


Sidebite
unregistered
posted June 14, 2001 10:41 AM           
Hey Jammin,

Just a couple of questions about this....

What did you have to do to get the engine back up to optimum temp?

How bad is the blackening of the headers?

How long can you run on the same oil?

Do you feel it is worth the cost?

Thanks!

jammin
Administrator
posted June 14, 2001 11:00 AM
Side,

Before racing it, I usually block on the air off the radiator and get it up to at least 180. The reason is for the methanol, not the oil. The oil is 15w 40, so your not going to gauld the wrist pin like you would with regular oil. The headers have not changed. The oil will not deteriorate as quickly as normal oil would. You can basically add a couple more weekends on this oil and it will not hurt anything. It is very slippery and very constant in viscosity. Methanol will make it milky because of the water, but if I were running gas, I would probably change it every 4 weekends or so. You wouldnt have that problem on gas. As far as the cost goes....I feel it is probably the cheapest 10 hp that you could ever buy. It is every bit of that.

jammin

istock59
Member
posted June 15, 2001 12:53 PM
Yep, this is some good oil. I've been using the 15-40 max in my IMCA stockcar for about 2 months. I've been changing oil every 3 nights, but I'm going to push that to 4 shortly. The oil is very good looking when you take it out, so I don't think another night will hurt it. Also, there's hardly ANY bearing material in the old filter. That's the sign of a great oil, in my book!

Plus I gained about 300-400 rpm on the motor by changing over to this oil.



Sidebite
unregistered
posted June 15, 2001 05:06 PM           
But guys, doesn't it cost you around $45 for an oil change?

You must have bigger budgets than I do.

jammin
Administrator
posted June 15, 2001 05:32 PM
It isnt as bad because you only have to change it every 3 or 4 weekends on gas...and with the hp gain....yes, it is definitely worth it.



istock59
Member
posted June 18, 2001 01:07 PM
If you figure 4 nights on the Cramac, versus 3 nights on Valvoline. It's only about twice the price. If you're using a synthetic like Mobil1, that price difference comes way down.

Try one oil change with Cramac. I'll bet you feel the difference.

Where else can you find 10 hp/400 more rpm at that cost?


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