Ok, As you can see, I am rather ignorant abut this. I was thinking that this was the oil specifically trying to be slippery in the motor, meaning that JG oils comes with a high Moly content?
Is there anything to worry about here?
Can someone help me understand this. Is there a problem?
We're thinking the viscosity of this XP9 oil started as a 10W/40,but the viscosity at the oil change
was a bit lower. Some fuel was present so that may have thinned the oil or maybe the oil started...
WryTwister: The motor was rebuilt because I had a PP fail which nearly cut the bell-housing off (1/2 way through the support bolts), then the vibrations caused the block to crack at the low pressure oil inlet
Tore the motor (and tranny) down, welded and aligned bored the block, replaced...
WRT Redline's quality - I don't know, just some folks whose opinion I respect has indicated that it is no good. That said, there is no qualatative information I have that indicates this, and not being up on the science, I ask...
I am ignorant about the science of engine oils - but am an engineer so I worry...
The application is a Porsche 3.8l GT3 newly rebuilt motor. Car is a track car - spend most of its time ~ 8K rpm.
Factory recommend fill is Mobil 1 0-40 - but that was for Mobil 1 designed in 2004. I had...
What are the top 4 or 5 cv joint grease for heavy duty racing applications - higher horsepower.
I have read about the various Krytox, Pankel, and Neo greases, but there are probably plenty I don't know of.