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Old 04-19-2011, 05:26 PM   #1
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Another Oil Problem--Pay more get Less


I know that this has been discussed many times, with conflicting opinions, and I am still confused.
What is a concern for me is the removal of zinc from modern day oils.
I have used Chevron Dello 400 30W for many years in all my diesel tractors and small gas engines, Including my backhoe.
I have a 1976 MGB with 9K actual miles and have been using Chevron Dello 400--15W30.
Now I am told, and can't find conflicting information, that zinc has been removed from all of today's oil.
I am looking into adding a ZDDP additive if necessary but that can cost nearly as much as the oil
Blame another one on EPA

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You might want to consider something like Valvoline VR1.

See the FAQ here for more information on zinc levels:
http://www.valvoline.com/faqs/motor-oil/racing-oil/72

I hope this helps,
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Old 04-29-2011, 03:24 PM   #3
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You might want to consider something like Valvoline VR1.

See the FAQ here for more information on zinc levels:
http://www.valvoline.com/faqs/motor-oil/racing-oil/72

I hope this helps,
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THANKS for the link--May just be the oil I need
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