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Offline scollist

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Interesting article on high zinc oils
« on: October 07, 2022, 02:15:15 pm »
It is common knowledge that ZDDP base oils are preferred for older cars. This article is interesting and potentially undermines some el-cheapo attempts out there  :grin:

https://www.motortrend.com/how-to/diesel-oil-in-gasoline-engine/

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Re: Interesting article on high zinc oils
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2022, 12:13:48 pm »
interesting read - and timely for me.
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Re: Interesting article on high zinc oils
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2022, 12:27:14 am »
It is common knowledge that ZDDP base oils are preferred for older cars. This article is interesting and potentially undermines some el-cheapo attempts out there  :grin:

https://www.motortrend.com/how-to/diesel-oil-in-gasoline-engine-here
I learned from this article that diesel engine oil can provoke low-speed preignition in gasoline engines. Thank you! Now I definitely understand the difference between these oils!
« Last Edit: December 09, 2022, 10:33:33 pm by ShawnK »