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Old 02-11-2013, 05:08 AM   #34
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Originally Posted by azcagiva View Post
If it were me I would try running some non syn. I have access to break in oil, you might be able to find some. The zinc and phos do help the rings seat(this is waht the guys at total seal rings have told me). It sounds like your top rings are seated maybe the dino oil will help the oil rings. Won't hurt to try.


Yes, I'm going to try using straight 30W oil as you and Dave have suggested, in order to seat the oil rings.

Please can you give me some advice on:

a) The best oil and how to find/identify it - API standard S?

b) The best way to seat the rings, and what to avoid doing.

Thanks for your help,

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