Tech Article — Kohler Motors

How to break in a flat tappet cam

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Here's how to break in a flat tappet cam. This is critical for your cam to survive.

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Required Oil Brands for Use with MWSC Flat Tappet Camshaft & Lifters

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Wear protection reference categories are:  *** Over 90,000 psi = OUTSTANDING protection  *** 75,000 to 90,000 psi = GOOD protection  *** 60,000 to 75,000 psi = MODEST protection  *** Below 60,000 psi = UNDESIREABLE The higher the psi number, the better the wear protection. 1. 10W30 Lucas Racing Only synthetic = 106,505 psi zinc = 2642 ppm phos = 3489 ppm ZDDP= 3000 ppm NOTE: This oil is suitable for short term racing use only, and is not suitable for street use. 2. 10W30 Valvoline NSL (Not Street Legal) Conventional Racing Oil = 103,846 psi zinc = 1669 ppm phos...

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