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ABBird 09-28-2019 06:14 PM

Break In Oil Recommendations?
I am getting real close to putting oil in my Reviva “drop in” reman 3208.

I would appreciate any recommendations regarding the “break in” process,
especially regarding the oil I should use for the break in period.

I was looking a just using Delo 400 15/40, and adding some ZDDP
(not sure how much to add though)....

thanks, dave

ABBird 09-28-2019 06:21 PM

My first trip with the reman engine will be about 1000 miles
(including a stop at WOG rally), and I was thinking that I would
change the oil after that trip...does that make sense?

Mike Hohnstein 09-28-2019 06:29 PM

I suggest you talk to the rebuilder and follow their requirements.

ABBird 09-28-2019 06:40 PM

10-4, makes sense...
I understand that there are a few other folks who have recently
gone through this process too, any input is appreciated...

bobbiemartin 09-28-2019 07:06 PM

You might want to look into this oil. I wouldn't run it for more than 200-400 miles.

ABBird 09-28-2019 07:10 PM

I didn’t know there was another SP owner in Jacksonville.
Let’s get together sometime!

bobbiemartin 09-29-2019 05:28 AM

Sure. I bought Chip Lamb's SP36. I'll PM my contact info.

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