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#2267057 - 05/20/11 11:23 PM Recommendation for a new LS1
SOMSS Offline


Registered: 06/05/04
Posts: 10
Loc: South Florida
Just put together my forged, balanced and blueprinted LS1. Total Engine Concepts did the machine work but didn't give me an oil recommendation other than to use a 10W30 oil.
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#2267064 - 05/20/11 11:35 PM Re: Recommendation for a new LS1 [Re: SOMSS]
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Registered: 06/09/10
Posts: 4574
Loc: Merritt Island FL, USA
Amsoil.
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#2267073 - 05/20/11 11:45 PM Re: Recommendation for a new LS1 [Re: SOMSS]
SOMSS Offline


Registered: 06/05/04
Posts: 10
Loc: South Florida
Will use Amsoil or Royal Purple after the break in period of about 1000 miles. It's the initial oil fill that I'm asking help on.
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#2267087 - 05/21/11 12:12 AM Re: Recommendation for a new LS1 [Re: SOMSS]
FL_Rob Offline


Registered: 06/03/09
Posts: 1499
Loc: gulf coast FL.U.S.
Royal Purple Engine Break-in Oil.I can't remember where I saw it,I think A/Z,but check the RP website.

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#2267114 - 05/21/11 01:09 AM Re: Recommendation for a new LS1 [Re: SOMSS]
chubbs1 Offline


Registered: 06/09/10
Posts: 4574
Loc: Merritt Island FL, USA
Order some Brad Penn 30wt break-in oil on amazon. It is Loaded with all of the good stuff. That would be my recommendation. I know a few people who do mods and use Brad Penn 30wt exclusively never heard of one oil related mishap.
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'11 Hyundai Sonata GLS
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#2267215 - 05/21/11 08:08 AM Re: Recommendation for a new LS1 [Re: SOMSS]
electrolover Offline


Registered: 12/04/10
Posts: 3192
Loc: TEXAS
redline, royal purple, vr1 syn, all good oils to break in a roller motor
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#2268362 - 05/22/11 08:09 PM Re: Recommendation for a new LS1 [Re: SOMSS]
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Registered: 06/19/07
Posts: 3198
Loc: Morris County NJ
Brad Penn or Joe Gibbs 30 weight
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