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Correct Oil for Older Engines with Mechanical Pushrods
 
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Question:
Correct Oil for Older Engines with Mechanical Pushrods
Do you have an oil for a 1967 Austin-Healey that has the correct additives for older engines with mechanical pushrod and such?
-- Clarke Brant, Seattle, WA
Answer:
Yes, Mobil 1 15W-50 should provide excellent performance for your vehicle. It has boosted antiwear (ZDDP) to help better protect the push rod / sliding cam valve train. The higher viscosity is also appropriate for older engines where clearance in bearings and piston/liner may be greater.  
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