<VV> Corvair Oils

Mark Durham 62vair at gmail.com
Mon Apr 26 16:54:40 EDT 2010

Hi all, just found this Mobil 1 engine oil chart. Take a look.


Mark Durham
On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 1:26 PM, John & Sandy <corvair at zoominternet.net>wrote:

> I have used both Mobil 1 and Brad Penn oils in the past.  I always liked
> the Mobil 1, but backed away from it when I found that the zinc levels had
> dropped.  The Brad Penn was OK, but I did not like the slightly louder
> lifter noise it seemed to produce.  A friend of mine told me about Amsoil
> AMO 10-40 and had me read the Widman article.  I found a local dealer and
> bought a case.  It is expensive, around $9.00 a quart, but I could not be
> more satisfied with its performance.  The engines on my 110 and 140 are
> quiet and I get next to no lifter noise, even at start-up after an extended
> period of time sitting.  I have already ordered another case for this year.
>  I had a 180 Turbo bored to .060 over and used the oil in it as well.  I
> sold the Turbo last fall and the new owner has had no oil problems either.
>  I am NOT a dealer of Amsoil, so I have nothing to gain from promoting it.
>  I am just a very satisfied customer.  I have recommended Amsoil AMO to all
> my Corvair friends.
> John Johnson
> '64 Monza 110 Conv
> '65 Corsa 140 Conv
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