Oil Database For Pushrod Engines

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Yakatak
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Oil Database For Pushrod Engines

Post by Yakatak » Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:41 pm

A US based Norton Guru has created a test method and database for motor oils suitable for the classic Norton pushrod engines. These, of course, would also serve for the Ural. Check it out...you'll be impressed.
https://www.accessnorton.com/Oil-Tests/NortonOil.php
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Re: Oil Database For Pushrod Engines

Post by GregAus » Sun Dec 09, 2018 1:31 am

Apart from the fact that the Norton has a plain bearing engine and high pressure oil pump while the Ural has a roller bearing engine and low pressure oil pump.

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Re: Oil Database For Pushrod Engines

Post by Bilgekeeldave » Sun Dec 09, 2018 4:02 pm

It works for Dneprs though!
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Re: Oil Database For Pushrod Engines

Post by Yakatak » Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:09 pm

Last time I looked, my Ural had lifters and push rods.
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Re: Oil Database For Pushrod Engines

Post by Kirkus » Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:27 am

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Re: Oil Database For Pushrod Engines

Post by Detours » Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:11 am

Good info! Except that apparently, the Mobil 1 15w-50 car oil I used last change has a crap load rating :(

But they did like the Mobil 1 20w-50 V-twin oil for high load and low heat. Redline and Royal Purple performed even better, but they cost a lot more tho.

So Mobil 1 V-twin for me next spring.
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