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      06-09-2013, 08:56 PM   #175
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Originally Posted by s65e90 View Post
What baffles me (as it seems so simple) is why use such a thick oil on a car w/ such tight tolerances. a thinnner oil would seem to be able to have much better lubrication. But I know that the 10 60 is designed to take a beating; maybe we just don't drive these cars hard enough
Even a hard driven street car has to start from a dead cold condition and that's where a toight like a toiger motor build can hurt you. Maybe we should all have external F1-style coolant heaters with quick disconnects to keep it at operating temperatures before startup...