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    anyone know where to buy Teflon oil or PTFE?

    oh so ptfe is solid form? <img border="0" title="" alt="[Confused]" src="images/icons/confused.gif" /> i thought it was liquid form. i was wanting to immerse my rc engine in ptfe for a week to reduce friction. I'll just try it with Slick50. <img border="0" alt="[Cheers!]" title=""...
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    anyone know where to buy Teflon oil or PTFE?

    does anyone know where i can buy the chemical PTFE? what sort of store should i look to buy it from? i not going to add it to my car oil, but rather i want to coat my rc-engine crank/piston with it. i could buy slick 50, but i'd rather pure PTFE. cheers <img border="0" title=""...
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    what oil viscocity at 40deg C should 15/50 weight oil be?

    thanks for that, but i saw the link... <a href="http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/visc.html" target="_blank">http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/visc.html</a> but i dont know how to read it... doesnt it say viscocity is about 200 to 250 for a 50weight oil?
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    Shifting Into 5th gear grinds at high rpms

    sorry i have no idea what viscocity oil the redline lightweight oil is, all i know is that it worked for me and about 3 other wrx's who complained of this problem <img border="0" title="" alt="[Smile]" src="images/icons/smile.gif" />
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    Shifting Into 5th gear grinds at high rpms

    i can't tell u what wrong, but for about 3 of my mates and including myself who have had crunching from changin gears, have all been "remidied" by putting in Redline Lightweight Gear Oil. cheers <img border="0" title="" alt="[Smile]" src="images/icons/smile.gif" />
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    Virgin Amsoil 10w40

    so was th VOA for the AMO or AMF? thanks :?
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    Warming engine - under load

    i let mine run for 5 to 10 minutes. on my previos car, which i had since brand new, and sold it at 40,000kms whenever i did a cold start i could hear tappet sound. this only went away after the car fully warmed. never knew what this was, but the car never missed a beat and had the noise since...
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    Synthetic Oil change intervals?

    look at this link <a href="http://theoildrop.server101.com/ubb/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic;f=4;t=000256" target="_blank">http://theoildrop.server101.com/ubb/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic;f=4;t=000256</a> they say 8000 miles is fine. and maybe even all they way up to 18,000 miles with a filter...
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    what oil viscocity at 40deg C should 15/50 weight oil be?

    this is for my motul 15/50. what should the viscocity be? thanks <img border="0" title="" alt="[Smile]" src="images/icons/smile.gif" />
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    Oil Analysis Labs in Australia

    E-monitor provide very little data. does anyone know a place that can provide more data in thier reports?? <img border="0" title="" alt="[Cool]" src="images/icons/cool.gif" />
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    what is TBN?

    and why is this important in oils? how much TBN should ure oil have? should this show up in a UAO report, coz the report i got doesnt seem to show it, is it referred to as a different name?
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    2002 Subaru WRX Amsoil ASL 5w30 5174 miles

    we is australia run 98RON <img border="0" title="" alt="[Razz]" src="images/icons/tongue.gif" />
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    Motul 4100 15-50 '99Subaru Wrx Sti 1000kms

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />Can't say much, what's the purpose of the analysis? Why did you need "new bearings"? Which bearings? <hr /></blockquote>my big end bearings failed before, and was making a large ticking noise above 2000rpm. <blockquote>quote:<hr />I cannot understand why you are using...
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    change oil after 1 track day?

    <a href="http://theoildrop.server101.com/ubb/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic;f=3;t=001200" target="_blank">http://theoildrop.server101.com/ubb/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic;f=3;t=001200</a> i got the UOA done.... <img border="0" title="" alt="[Smile]" src="images/icons/smile.gif" />
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    what do you think of Motul 4100?

    I got an anlysis done on this oil <img border="0" title="" alt="[Smile]" src="images/icons/smile.gif" /> <a href="http://theoildrop.server101.com/ubb/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic;f=3;t=001200" target="_blank">http://theoildrop.server101.com/ubb/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic;f=3;t=001200</a>
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