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head portingTitle: "Oil Analysis"
Guest: Terry Dyson
Length: 146 min.
Show # 015
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About the Guest: Terry Dyson, owner of  Dyson Analysis is also a commercial pilot who wishes he was racing professionally again. He spends most of his time on oil testing and consulting. He's a fixture at the great site BobistheOilGuy.com

About the Show:

  • Engine Oil:
    • Ratings, Monograde, Multigrade, etc
    • Viscosity
    • Engine Temperature
    • Oil Shearing
    • Synthetic oil
    • Hybrids
    • Sludge
    • film strength
    • Flashpoint
    • TBN
    • Insolubles
  • Additives:
    • Antiwear and EP Agent
    • Corrosion and Rust Inhibitor
    • Detergent
    • Dispersant
    • Friction Modifier
    • Pour Point Depressant
    • Seal Swell Agent
    • Viscosity Modifier
    • Antifoamant
    • Antioxidant
    • Metal Deactivator
  • Cleaners:
    • Explain they are, how they work.
    • Are they needed?
  • Oil Analysis:
    • What and how?
    • Fuel dilution
    • Dirt contamination
    • Antifreeze in the oil
    • Excessive bearing wear
    • Misapplication of lubricants
  • Oil Filters:
    • Type
    • MICRON RATINGS
    • by-pass (relief) valve
    • Testing
  • Pre-oiling:
    • Recommended?
    • Best method?
  • Bearings:
    • Engine bearing clearance
    • Material
    • Wear
  • Oil pumps and Pickups:
    • Thoughts?
  • Oil pans:
    • Thoughts?
  • Other automotive lubes:
    • Automatic trans fluid
    • Rear end gear lube
    • Wheel bearing grease
    • dry lubricants
  • Improving performance:
    • Using oil to make more power
    • Using other lubes in the car to reduce drag
  • Increasing longevity:
    • Oil changer intervals
    • Oil filter change intervals
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