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Author Topic:   synthetic oil break in???
posted September 05, 2004 10:29 PM
i soak my roller lifters in synthetic oil then run conventional oil to break in (too expensive to use to break in new motor since you have to change it after 1/2 hour of run time to get out the assembly lube)

but hey if you have that kind of money to waste go ahead

drive hard or drive home

posted September 06, 2004 03:21 AM
You need to break the motor in with regular oil, then switch over to synthetic. Synthetic oil is so slippery that you will not get the rings to seat and you will burn oil. Best way is to race one race on conventional oil to break the rings in, then switch to synthetic.

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