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engine oil Driven HR1 15W50
#1
Hello All 

Has any body used or ueses Driven HR1 15W50 high performance mineral engine oil .

and is it any good .

Thanks Nige
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#2
(11-24-2018, 12:31 PM)Nige Wrote: Hello All 

Has any body used or ueses Driven HR1 15W50 high performance mineral engine oil .

and is it any good .

Thanks Nige

Never used it but I'm sure its at least decent but if it is not synthetic it will have a fair amount of vscosity index improvers. I would rather use a group IV synthetic.
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#3
Sounds like it would be too thick a grade, especially the 15W rating. Why not stick with 10W30 or 10W40?
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http://fepower.net/simplemachinesforum/i...pic=6714.0
There is some info here from sharp guys, imho that oil is too thick I use VR1 10W30.
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#5
+1 I also use the VR1 10W30. Unfortunately no one local carries in stock so I have to order off Amazon.

73 Grandé H Code. Headman long tube headers, T-5 Transmission, 3.70 Traclok, Lowered 1" all around, Aussie 2v heads w/ 2.19 intake, 1.71 exhaust, screw in studs, full roller cam 608/612 lift 280/281 duration LSA 112, Quick Fuel 750 CFM double pumper, AirGap intake.

- Jason


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#6
I have used 20w 50 a bazillion times in the last 50 years but i live where it gets to over 100 degrees f in the summer.
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#7
(11-26-2018, 09:04 AM)73pony Wrote: +1 I also use the VR1 10W30. Unfortunately no one local carries in stock so I have to order off Amazon.

Check out the prices at www.summitracing.com for Valvoline VR1 10W30.

mike
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#8
That is about what I paid last time on Amazon but I see they jacked their price to over $50 now. Guess I know where I will order from next time. Thanks!

73 Grandé H Code. Headman long tube headers, T-5 Transmission, 3.70 Traclok, Lowered 1" all around, Aussie 2v heads w/ 2.19 intake, 1.71 exhaust, screw in studs, full roller cam 608/612 lift 280/281 duration LSA 112, Quick Fuel 750 CFM double pumper, AirGap intake.

- Jason


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#9
Driven makes good products but, unless you are using large bearing clearances (greater than .0031 on rods or more than .003 on the mains, according to King bearings) a 50 weight oil is not needed or appropriate. A 10w30 or 10w40 is likely a better choice. Chuck
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Thanks for all the replys and info . Nige
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