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    Hi everyone! ZDDP question

    ++ Chevron Delo or Mobil Delvac 15W-40 HDEO
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    Air-Cooled VW: SAE 30 vs 10w-30

    "I've never considered anything less than 15W-40 for an air-cooled car." x 2 HDEO, that is.
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    Volkswagen Air Cooled Engine Oil

    My signature says it all....
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    Dad commited suicide yesterday

    So very sorry for you loss.
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    Schaeffer 709 zddp amount too much?

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    How long do you let your oil drain?

    Like the majority of the previous, which sounds like about 30 mins.
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    Rotella T4 or T6 in SBC 350?

    If you want to compare zinc phos & moly in 15W40s: <a class="lb-image-link" rel="shadowbox[139525a9ee21e86827]" href="" title=""><img...
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    I once owned a 67 Beetle

    Got us nicely from Peking to Paris <a class="lb-image-link" rel="shadowbox[139525a9ede1a2efd1]" href="" title=""><img...
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    Drum Brake Shoe Arcing

    We're talking about an 81 year old Alvis with cable operated 14" ID drum brakes. Linings need to be 100% concentric inside the drum and have 100% contact to be effective.
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    Drum Brake Shoe Arcing

    Who do you know who still does drum brake shoe arcing, as described here: <a href="" target="_blank"></a> Can't seem to find anybody in my neck of the woods!
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    Coolant Porsche OE vs Zerex G40

    Admittedly, I'm very old school, but Porsche coolant still sounds like an oxymoron....
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    Polish, not wax, for old paint!

    So, Meguiar's M7 Show Car Glaze vs. 3M Hand Glaze? Similar products, like comparing Colgate to Crest? Should the 3M Hand Glaze be left overnight to seep in, as recommended for Meguiars? Still testing & measuring!
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    Polish, not wax, for old paint!

    And the whole car: <a class="lb-image-link" rel="shadowbox[139525a7ccdd60721f]" href="" title=""><img...
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    Polish, not wax, for old paint!

    BlueOvalFitter - in my original post I mentioned NuFinish. It did nothing for this paint Trav - going back to the WheelerDealer video, I'm assuming the "dabbing the polish on the paint and spraying the applicator" is the way to go. From the photos, the upper panel is the one treated so far and...
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    Polish, not wax, for old paint!

    The overnight '#7 Rub Down Technique by Mike Phillips' didn't do much. Today "without sanding I would use 3M Perfect-It with a DA polisher on low/med and a soft to medium foam pad not a heavy cutting pad, with Perfect-It." Minor, barely noticeable improvement, but improvement! Have just...
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    Can vegetable oil be used as motor oil?projectfarm

    Castrol R racing oil (vegetable base) was used for years in racing engines. Best smell ever!
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    Polish, not wax, for old paint!

    OK, just applied The '#7 Rub Down Technique by Mike Phillips' from above video and am waiting overnight. Thought I'd start by hand and move to rotary.
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    How much ZDDP do I need?

    UOAs here show Mobil 1 0w40 zinc levels to be 700-1100 range. If you need higher, add a little ZDDP MAXX
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    Which BatteryMinder?

    Have had one Battery Tender Jr. for about 15 yrs that is in use 3-4 days a week. Has never faltered. Hope this post doesn't jinx!
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    Polish, not wax, for old paint!

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