Author Topic: Reccomended oil for running in a rebuilt engine  (Read 811 times)

Online Duncan R

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Sorry for the oil question

I was wondering if anyone could recomend an oil for running , or just use the normal stuff. I was going to put Morris SAE 40 in.

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Re: Reccomended oil for running in a rebuilt engine
« Reply #1 on: 04.02. 2011 15:35 »
Some people recommend diesel oil with the extra sulphur in it for cams and tappets. I did and its still going!

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Re: Reccomended oil for running in a rebuilt engine
« Reply #2 on: 04.02. 2011 20:04 »
G'day Duncan,
                   I'll agree with Wilko on this one. Diesel oil is very good in a NEW motor, don't use in an old one. A 10/40 for the first 500 then head for a 20/50. Most auto parts places will have a running in oil for cars, it's also 10/40.
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Re: Reccomended oil for running in a rebuilt engine
« Reply #3 on: 04.02. 2011 20:59 »
Thanks guys, I will give that a go and change it after 500 miles and then switch back to a monograde.
Anglo - Indian A7SS (Actually is a 650)
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