Re: ZDDP Additives
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Re: ZDDP Additives



Tears up your engine.  The short & simple answer, to make 10w oil lubricate like 40w they add so much additive it cannot be held in suspension under the heat conditions your engine lives in.  The additive breaks down and becomes an abrasive thus killing your valve guides & piston rings/cylinders causing excessive wear.  New car manufactures just stop short of saying it completely voids your warranty but will not warranty any premature wear/damage caused by using 10w40 and it will damage your engine in the long run! 
 
When I said separate you from your money I meant selling you something that will do you no good.  This is a great example of marketing & politicks, if you tell someone it is so 12 times, they belive it is!  Back in the day they thought 10w40 was "all that", pennzoil advertised the daylights out of it and everyone believed it. Time has proven that is not correct.
 
 
 
 
-------Original Message-------
 
From: Bill M
Date: 12/15/2014 5:02:17 PM
Subject: Re: ZDDP Additives
 

I'm confused. What's so horribly wrong with 10w40 weight oil? You said that like its $1000/qt?

On Dec 15, 2014 5:48 PM, "Herb" <zephyr9900@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
A good engine/machinist, Mechanic guy that knows what he is doing, or worth his salt would NEVER recommend 10w40!  A parts replacer/label reader or someone wanting to separate you from your money
Would.  Just my 2¢
 
Just like all my friends that install interiors jokingly tell people to use armor-all on their interiors and tops.  They know they will be ruined in short order and they get to sell stuff!
 
 
 
 
-------Original Message-------
 
From: Bill M
Date: 12/15/2014 1:25:50 PM
Subject: Re: ZDDP Additives
 
I've been running Valvolive VR-1 Racing oil which supposedly has enough zinc. All I can find locally is 20W50. With that said, my engine/machinist guy recommended Brad Penn or Joe Gibbs in a 10w30 or 10w40

 
 

 

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