wbx oil, for what it's worth...

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wbx oil, for what it's worth...

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My current oil recommendations for newly rebuilt wbx engines, if you are in the UK:
Classic Oils offer a great range and these two offer a very high level of ZDDP protection to protoct your new camshaft and followers (tappets)
The Hot hatch 10w40 is great of you run an external oil cooler, the 15w50 if you are sticking with the OEM oil/water "interwarmer"
The latter is also good if you have already done a fair mileage or want to boost the oil pressure a little more.
https://www.classic-oils.net/MobileDeta ... od_ID=4480" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
https://www.classic-oils.net/MobileDeta ... rod_ID=203" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Good find.

adding ZDDP is expensive and this looks like it has enough although I'm have read the way the ppm is quoted can be misleading so Zinc as ZDDP is that the same?

it does not say mineral I can see I think it is.

The trouble with semi synth ( second link) is it can make tappets noisy.

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If you go back to the Classic Oils homepage, its all classified by usage and oil type
i.e. 4-stroke>mineral etc

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oh dear...

Good Morning Paul,

Thank you for your enquiry,

Our Golden Film 15W-50 has a minimum of 600ppm Zinc content.

However we can ensure you that all our Lubricants are formulated and blended to offer the desired level of protection for their required application,

Hope this has helped,

Kind Regards,

Ryan Woolley BEng (Hons)
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