25 August 2009|
What you Need to go Fast!
Lucas Oil: Racing Synthetics
You have spent all that money on parts for your ride and the smart money is put towards protecting it. Motors aren’t cheap, nor are their components or forced induction systems. Today’s engines run at high RPMs and turbos can spin past 120,000 RPMs, placing some serious stresses on your lubricants. For many reasons tuners today are turning to synthetic oil for its advanced protection and heat resistance. However, you also have to choose the right synthetic for your car, especially if you’re racing. Lucas Oil offers a special synthetic in weights that will protect on both the street and strip!
Lucas Oil has only been around since 1989 when its founder, Forrest Lucas, decided he didn’t want to be a long-haul trucker anymore. So he set off on a rapid expansion program and brought respect to the brand. With efforts in racing everything from the local oval to top level motorsports, Lucas Oil delivered on its promises of protecting the race cars it was added to. The investment in all kinds of motorsports paid off by bringing visibility to the company and gathering critical research and development from the field. Today, Lucas offers a huge product line with the racing synthetics ranking high with tuners who track their car.
The Lucas High-Performance Synthetic Racing line of lubricants is ideal for those who race their car, and some weights are appropriate for the street as well. The Synthetic Racing 10W-30 is a high-performance product that provides the consistent viscosity needed for racing. It is also blended with an exclusive additive package that is composed of lubricity and anti-seize agents that minimize drag like a zero weight oil. At the same time, the formula protects metal like heavier multi-viscosity oil despite the low-drag. This oil is ideal for high RPM applications in cars including those with forced induction, not to mention go karts and motorbikes if that is your thing. So if you need to get to and from the track, or just get around, this oil can accommodate your needs. Many of the drawbacks associated with zero weight oils are that they are for track use only, but if you need a more versatile oil, then this is your best bet.
The Lucas High-Performance Synthetic Racing zero weight oils such as 0W-30 are decidedly more hardcore. Typically these type of lubricants are to be used only at the track and are not recommended for street use, but the Lucas Oil zero weights can be used on the street. A culmination of synthetic-base stocks and high-performance additives, this oil provides much lower drag than conventional weights. It is also a versatile on road / off road oil that will improve fuel economy and performance even in colder temperatures. Drivers can expect superior protection and longer intervals of changing their oil if they wish to do so, but more enthusiasts are eager to change it after a day at the track. The zero weight will protect the vital components in turbo cars as well require less overhauls over time.
For advanced protection to augment their entire line, Lucas debuted their Synthetic Oil Stabilizer. This product is added when doing an oil change, and it can even be used in the differential and gear box. It further reduces friction and dissipates heat more effectively, and best of all, you can add it to any vehicle, from a performance import to a big diesel Powerstroke.
Hit up www.lucasoil.ca for the complete line of products. Lucas offers everything from mineral oils, to synthetics, to additives and gear oil for pretty much anything that moves. Since their product is widely available in many chain stores, it is off the shelf and easy to order if it happens to be out of stock.