Looking for oil recommendations

Engine, Trans & Driveline

  1. Leftee95

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    Hey everyone. I recently acquired a ‘66 Satellite with a 318 engine. Looking to the experts here for what type of oil I should use in this car. Recommendations?
     
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      10-30. with some zinc.
       
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        I'm using 15w40 in my 413. Diesel oil, because it has zink. 10w30 would be good as well as long as you you use a zink additive.ruffcut
         
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        • Michael_

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          Im using conventional 10W30 with high ZDDP (Zink)
           
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            Zinc.
             
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              VR-1 10W-30
               
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                VR-1 is probably the easiest high zinc oil for most people to source locally.

                Also Penn Grade, Driven Hot Rod, Lucas Hot Rod & Classic...... and plenty of others.

                Just make sure the description mentions classic cars, Muscle cars, high zinc, etc.
                 
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                  Check the price of Shell Rotella Diesel Oil in your area. Could be less expensive than comparable "muscle car/high zinc" oils.
                   
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                    For the german users i can recommend rektol klassik oil. It's pretty good stuff... (And what i'm using)
                     
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                    I use 10-30W Brad Penn Racing oil and have never had an issue.
                     
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                      I use Lucas Hot Rod and Classic high zinc oil 20w-50.
                       
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                      • Dennis H

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                        10-40 Amsoil signature synthetic high zinc.
                         
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                        LUCAS Hot Rod and Classic 20W 50 in mine which is a higher mileage original UN-rebuilt 440 Magnum
                         
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                          I use this only in 10W30, we use a lot of their products at work so getting it is easy for me.. not sure where you can buy it. Screenshot_20210311-152048.png
                           
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                          Here are the actual pages from your (you do have one, right? ) Factory Service Manual. Just use current replacement grades, specs are the same.
                           

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