My 1883cc Porsche 356 912 Blog

Chronology of a hot-rod street Porsche 356/912 1600 to 1883cc conversion based on LN Engineering's Nickies big bore kit.

Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Oil testing

I've finally gotten around to entering in the results of all the oil samples I had Staveley Services look at for me. The results are quite revealing... If you haven't been following along, most recently oil manufacturers have been reducing the anti-wear additive ZDDP because of longer factory emissions warranties - ZDDP causes damage to catalytic converters. For our purpose, we wanted to see which oils had the target .12-.14% (1200-1400 ppm) of Zn and P. Results are about half way down the page.

http://www.lnengineering.com/oil.html

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