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    Motor Oil

    I have been using Collectors Choice Motor Oil for many years. I use 10w40 in winter and 20w50 in summer. Moss no longer carries nnything but 20w50.

    Does anyone know of a non-synthetic oil 10w40 with zinc in it?

    Thanks.

    Paul
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    Re: Motor Oil

    Try this:https://www.summitracing.com/parts/l...FdJZ7Aod_2MADw (not related to prince of darkness, I hope)
    Don't know about 10 /40 though.
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    Re: Motor Oil

    I think TRF carries this, among others....
    https://www.amazon.com/Brad-Penn009-...penn+motor+oil
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    Re: Motor Oil

    TRF For Sure @ $8.00 Qt.

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    Re: Motor Oil

    There's always the ZDDPlus additive. I keep some around and use it occasionally when I can't get oil with the zinc.

    https://www.mossmotors.com/Shop/View...eIndexID=65955
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    Re: Motor Oil

    Valvoline VR1. Racing oil 20w50.
    Has a high zinc content. Have used it for years with my race-prepped engines for break in.
    Presently have it in my 4A
    Harry

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    Re: Motor Oil

    VR1 is also available in 10W30.

    The owner's manual calls for 20W down to 10F ... You must really be a masochist to be driving a TR3B below 10F!
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    Re: Motor Oil

    Thanks for the advice everyone.

    Paul
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    Re: Motor Oil

    Quote Originally Posted by TR3driver View Post
    VR1 is also available in 10W30.

    The owner's manual calls for 20W down to 10F ... You must really be a masochist to be driving a TR3B below 10F!
    Several years ago I took my TR6 out in below zero weather and drove around a couple blocks with the top down just to be able to say I did it.
    Once was enough though.
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