Lifter Wear Protection Test

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weartestTest Specs:

Cam –

.460 Lift
224 Duration

Springs –

110 seat
270 open

Time –
3 hrs 1,500
3 hrs 4,000

These lifters are from a small block Chevy. 30 minute cam break-in with BR Break-In oil. The lifters on the left ran with the new Phosphorus Retention ZDP. The lifters in the center ran on the GM dexos 1 / API SN oil. The lifters on the right ran with Synthetic Hot Rod oil. All oils were 10W-30

DESCRIPTION Competitor Break-In Oil Joe Gibbs Driven BR Break-In Oil
GC, Fuel Dilution Higher numbers indicate less ring seal
% Fuel 1.14 0.67
ELEMENTAL ANALYSIS, ICP
Wear Metals Higher numbers indicate more wear metals
ALUMNINUM ppm 27 10
LEAD ppm 67 43
COPPER ppm 44 18
IRON ppm 84 37
Additive Package Higher numbers iindicate increased additives
CALCIUM ppm – Detergent 2298 668
PHOSPHORUS ppm – Anti-Wear 879 2537
SULFUR ppm – Anti-Wear 5642 9599
ZINC ppm – Anti-Wear 1101 2949