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Old 07-05-2010, 08:32 PM   #1
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was wondering what would be the best oil for a 421 dragracing engine that had a terminator alcohol system on it ???
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Old 07-05-2010, 08:52 PM   #2
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Brad Penn 20w50. All the high horse powered alcohol cars I see run that stuff.
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Old 07-05-2010, 08:54 PM   #3
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ok thanks .
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Old 07-05-2010, 09:20 PM   #4
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X2 Brad Penns the shit for alcohol.
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Old 07-05-2010, 09:24 PM   #5
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another vote for brad penn, its better than any other oit that i have used. price isnt that bad either, around $44.00 a case.
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We use the Valvoline VR1 straight 50 weight. I have seen a lot of high powered outlaw cars running the VR1,even our good buddy runs it in his Top Fuel car.
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ok i will keep that in mind
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Old 07-05-2010, 10:01 PM   #8
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If using petroleum based, I've had great success with Penn 25W-50 GT Racing oil.
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I Like Schaeffer micro-moly in my blown alky engines
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2x on the Schaeffer.
On our N/A methanol dragster we run this http://www.schaefferoil.com/705_racing_oil.html
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Old 07-06-2010, 09:49 PM   #11
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Valvoline 50 off road only a lot of ADRL , 10.5 and PM guys are using it.It seems to not milk as bad or wash the bearing out
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Brad Penn (Penngrade), we used to run it in a blown alcohol small block, worked awesome, no problems ever!!
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aight, thanks
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Old 07-06-2010, 10:31 PM   #14
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Brad Penn 20-50.
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brad penn agreeeer
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