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Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Can I Mix Zinc Additive with Off-the-Shelf Motor Oil to Save Money?

Why can’t I just add a bottle of zinc additive to my oil and then just use regular off-the-shelf oil? Won’t that work just as well as those more expensive […]

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Beware of Premature Camshaft Failure From Using the Wrong Diesel Oil for Breaking in Gas Engines

Some engine builders like to use API CJ-4 diesel motor oil as a break-in lubricant for new engines. That’s because it contains plenty of zinc (ZDDP) to protect flat-tappet camshafts. […]